Plant of the Month – Chinese Fringe Flower

image022Chinese Fringe Flower

With flowers to “knock your socks off,” these neon lights of the witchhazel family will delight you with their early April bloom. Whether featured in a container or in the landscape, loropetalum will light up your landscape.

Leaves are evergreen or everpurple, depending on variety. It is a fast grower with an irregular rounded habit. Loropetalum is relatively insect and disease free so it makes for an excellent plant in the border. It grows well in full sun or partial shade, but flowers best in full sun.

Do you have some places in mind where you would like to see a burst of color? Give us a call and let’s do some decorating!