Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-hi' PP18331

Combining colorful flowers and foliage with controlled growth, Purple Diamond® is a gem. Unlike some other loropetalums that can swallow your house, this one grows 4 to 5 feet tall and wide. Showy pink flowers appear in spring and sometimes summer. Deep, rich purple foliage holds its color all season.

Bloom/Feature

Pink ribbons in spring

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

0°F

Key Features

Compact Habit, Deer Resistant, Dwarf, Reblooming, Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Slope

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in late spring

Dimensions

4-5' H x 4-5' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants