Red Diamond™ Midsize Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-Red' Home » The Collection » Red Diamond™ Midsize This new, compact loropetalum has the reddest blooms of all cultivars. Dark burgundy foliage retains its color throughout the year. Great for specimen planting, mass plantings and borders.
Red Diamond™ Midsize Loropetalum
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Feature Deep, vivid red blooms late winter to early spring and sporadically summer and fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 0° USDA Zones 7-10
Sunset Zones 4-5 (with protection) 6-9,14-24
Special Features Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed, Hedge, Slope
Exposure Part sun to shade
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Dimensions 6 ft H x 6 ft W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained acidic soil
Fertilizer Feed with acid fertilizer after bloom
Pruning None needed! Can be shaped after spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Part sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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