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Loropetalum chinense Plum Gorgeous

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Loropetalum chinense Plum Gorgeous

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$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
A4, A11
Size: 30cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $57.96 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $63.76 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Loropetalum chinense Plum Gorgeous Chinese Fringe Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
Plum Gorgeous has deep plum colour foliage that forms a mound which becomes covered in bright magenta tassled flowers during Spring and again in Autumn. With a compact form to about 1m high and 1.5m wide, and a delightfully graceful habit, it naturally maintains a dense shape as it grows. This habit makes it ideal for hedging as well as a feature plant in a container. Loropetalum Plum Gorgeous is a no fuss solution to many uses in the home garden, and is minimal maintenance once established.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plum Gorgeous has low water requirements and is dry tolerant once established. For best results, plant in full sun through to part shade in soils that are well draining, and feed with a general purpose slow release fertiliser at the beginning of spring. Information and images courtesy of Plants Management Australia.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Hamamelidaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Purple
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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