Deep Burgundy Foliage Year-round Tired of evergreens? Why not try an ‘Ever Red’ Loropetalum, Loropetalum chinese ‘Chang Nian Hong’? This robust and colorful Chinese fringe flower (Loropetalum chinese) has richly colored burgundy leaves all year round. First discovered in Asia, this beautiful plant is compact, mildew and disease resistant and even drought tolerant once it’s established. Its colorful leaves are showy year round, but in the spring it really struts its stuff. From late winter through early spring ‘Ever Red’ Loropetalum is covered in delicate spidery fringed flowers. If it’s happy where you plant it this bush will even bloom on and off throughout the rest of the year! Its leaves are small and oval with a leathery feel. It grows upright but the branches will arch a little giving it a very graceful silhouette all season. ‘Ever Red’ Loropetalum grows best in moist fertile soil that is well-drained. It thrives in partial shade, but will tolerate full sun and even full shade if it needs to. It does fine through all but the harshest northern winters where you may want to give it a little TLC during the worst of the cold. ‘Ever Red’ Loropetalum makes a great specimen plant if you plant it alone, but its beauty is multiplied if you plant several together. Try in as a foundation plant, or in a mixed border. It also will thrive in a container with other plants that will play off of its color and texture. Make sure to order a your ‘Ever Red’ Fringe Flowers from us today! * Thrives in partial sun * Show-stopping spider-like red flowers * Year round burgundy foliage* Showy Flowers* Repeat Flowering .
An ‘Ever-Purple’ Shrub! There are hundreds of evergreens in the landscape world, but very few ‘ever-purples’. Loropetalum ‘Chang Ruby’ has leaves in various shades of a gorgeous purple-red and it stays that color all year round! Loropetalum fill a gap in your landscape – they are leafy year round, drought resistant, deer resistant, and tolerate a wide range of garden conditions. On top of all that, they bloom profusely with fuchsia-pink, almost fuzzy flowers starting in early spring. Chang Ruby can be used in a wide variety of gardening situations. Use it as a hedge. It can be pruned to look formal or left to look more naturalistic and informal. It only grows 3-5 feet tall and wide, so it won’t overtake your yard. Use it as a backdrop to your perennial bed. Espalier it against a wall. Screen you’re A/C unit. This plant will be such a beautiful and versatile addition to your garden. You can grow Chang Ruby in full sun for the best color, but it does great in partial shade too. Plant it with yellow tipped conifers like junipers or cypress, or yellow roses or forsythia for a traffic-stopping color combo. Don’t wait to add great year round color to your garden or landscape! Order Chang Ruby from us today. * Year round purple leaves * Partial shade or sun * Hardy and adaptable.