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Loropetalum chinense Purple Prince

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Loropetalum chinense Purple Prince

LorchiPP
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B4, D6
Size: 17cm
Available: 49
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.07 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $14.38 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Loropetalum chinense Purple Prince Chinese Fringe Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Stunning multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with deep purple foliage that turns burgundy in Spring. Pretty pink fuchsia shaped flowers adorn the branches in Spring adding seasonal interest. Foliage is soft to touch and Purple Prince's mounding habit is suitable for mass planting, informal hedging and specimen planting. Grows approx 1.8 tall x 1.8m wide.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a sunny position in rich, slightly acidic, well drained soil. Moist conditions are ideal, do not allow this plant to completely dry out. Lightly tip prune after flowering to shape. Purple Prince holds it's foliage to the ground. Has a moderate tolerance of urban pollution. Mulch well to maintain moisture.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Hamamelidaceae Asia

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

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