Loropetalum Chinense

By Odette Powell

loropetalum chinense

Looking for a plant that is low-maintenance as well as pleasing to the eye? SKB Industries has found the perfect plant for your commercial property…the Chinese fringe or also known as the Loropetalum Chinense.

Here are some interesting facts about this beautiful evergreen:

  • The Loropetalum loves both full sun or light shade
  • It grows nicely in well drained, slightly acidic soil
  • You can expect few pests when it comes to the Loropetalum
  • Needs little pruning
  • Blooms in Spring
  • Suitable for hedges because of the evergreen branches that form horizontal layers
  • Tolerates drought well, perfect for our dry Georgia summers
  • It grows relatively quickly