Purple Daydream® Dwarf Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense ‘PPI’ PP25471

This petite beauty displays dark purple foliage year-round and bursts with lovely pink string clusters each spring. Purple Daydream™ is versatile, handling full sun to part shade, as well as offering drought tolerance and deer resistance. A compact loropetalum, it spreads nicely into a mound reaching 2-3 feet high by 3-4 feet wide.

Bloom/Feature

Pink string clusters in spring

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPreviewShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

Hardy to 0°F

Key Features

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Slope

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Moist well-drained acidic soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in late spring

Dimensions

2-3' H x 3-4' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants