SCIENTIFIC NAME: Loropetalum chinensis 'Purple Diamond'
COMMON NAME: Chinese Fringe Flower
GARDEN SIZE: 4-5 ft. x 4-5 ft.
USDA ZONE: 7 to 10
EXPOSURE: Full Sun to Part Shade; Protect from harsh winter winds
WATER & SOIL: Average to moist, well-drained and organically rich soil
HABIT (FORM): Rounded, multi-stemmed Shrub
FOLIAGE: Evergreen to Semi-evergreen; Deep Burgundy leaves that consist throughout the season
BLOOM TIME: Spring
BLOOM COLOR: Neon Pink, fringed flowers
CARE: Depending on the size desired, pruning can be done one or two times a year. After flowering and again before August. Responds well to shearing.