Red Diamond™ Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-Red' Home » The Collection » Red Diamond™ 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™ 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, Reblooming, Year-Round Interest
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed, Slope
Exposure Full sun
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
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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