Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

Compact Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-hi' PP18331

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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 Hardy to 0° F
Key Features Deer resistant, reblooming, dwarf, year-round interest
Use Accent, container, mass planting, slope, hedge
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Bloom Season Spring
Dimension 4-5' H x 4-5' W
Growth Rate Moderate to fast growth


Water As needed
Soil Type Acidic, moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil
Fertilizer Early spring
Pruning Shape after spring bloom

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