Sunset Western Garden Collection


Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

Compact Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-hi' PP18331

Combining colorful flowers with year-round deep purple foliage, Purple Diamond holds its purple color better than others, and stays compact. Useful as an accent shrub in borders and containers, a foundation plant, low hedge, or in mass plantings.

Feature/Bloom Pink ribbons in spring
Evergreen or Deciduous evergreen
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F USDA Zones 7-11
Sunset Zones 4-5 (with protection), 6-9, 14-24
Special Features Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Easy Care, Water-wise
Landscape Use Accent, Mass Planting, Hedge
Exposure Part sun to shade
Bloom Season Spring, Summer
Dimension 3-4' H x 4' W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type evergreen
Water Low Water Needs
Planting Instructions · water before planting
· plant in full sun to part shade
· dig hole 2X the width of pot
· plant 1-2 inches above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
· water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
· mulch 1-2 inches deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem
About the Collection

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