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3 Gal. Red Diamond Midsize Loropetalum, Evergreen Shrub with Purple Foliage, Red Ribbon Blooms

  • Evergreen purple foliage : Approx. 14-18+ inches tall
  • Plant in sun to part shade and water regularly until established
  • Not guaranteed to be in bloom on arrival
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Product Overview

The Red Diamond Loropetalum is a phenomenal evergreen shrub from the Southern Living Plant Collection. This Loropetalum sports rosy red ribbon flowers in Spring, as well as stunning plum purple foliage, on an easily managed compact growth habit. When not in bloom, the rich purple leaves are still working overtime creating fantastic contrast in any landscape all year long.
  • Red ribbon blooms in spring and luscious purple foliage year-round
  • Not guaranteed to be in bloom upon arrival
  • Fertilize in spring with slow-release granular fertilizer
  • Water frequently until established, then water as needed
  • Plant in slightly acidic or neutral soil with a pH below 7.0
  • USDA hardiness zones: 7-10
  • Full to partial sun
  • Evergreen, foliage stays vibrant all year long

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Sun ToleranceFull SunFull SunFull SunFull Sun
Mature Height (in.)72 in.72 in.48 in.48 in.
Additional CharacteristicsDeer ResistantDeer ResistantAttracts Hummingbirds,Disease Resistant,Low MaintenanceAttracts Hummingbirds,Disease Resistant,Low Maintenance
Common NameChinese Fringe FlowerChinese Fringe FlowerAzaleaAzalea
Hardiness Zone10 (30 to 40 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Evergreen or DeciduousEvergreenEvergreenEvergreenEvergreen
Water RequirementsTwice a weekTwice a weekTwice a weekTwice a week
Annual / PerennialPerennialPerennialPerennialPerennial
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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
72 in.
Mature Width (in.)
72 in.

Details

Additional Characteristics
Deer Resistant
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
13
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Blossom Color
Red
Botanical Name
Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-Red'
Common Name
Chinese Fringe Flower
Evergreen or Deciduous
Evergreen
Fragrance
Non-Fragrant
Granular (Yes/No)
Yes
Growth Habit
Shrub
Hardiness Zone
10 (30 to 40 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
1
Optimal Soil Condition
Acidic
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
48
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
Butterflies,Pollinators
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

5Questions6Answers

Does this "heavenly bamboo" spread uncontrollably like some other bamboos?

Asked by Elmer April 19, 2021
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Answer

We do no sell the Heavenly bamboo. The plant you are looking at here is the Red Diamond Loropetalum.

Is there a dwarf variety? And how much space (width) would that require?

Asked by Beth May 25, 2020
1
Answer

The Purple Pixie Loropetalum is a beautiful dwarf size of Loropetalums. The average size of this plant is 1-2' H x 4'5'W.

Does this 3 hal red diamond midsize loropetalum eventually turn purple

Asked by Mmm October 4, 2019
1
Answer

Older foliage that was developed last spring-early summer will often fade to purple-green. When the new foliage emerges in spring the the foliage will have a deeper purple tone.

Could this plant survive in zone 6?

Asked by jen July 25, 2018
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Answer

No, this plant lives in 7 to 10 hardiness zones.

Can this shrub be pruned to be smaller to fit under a window of about 4' when mature?

Asked by DebbieCh July 31, 2017
2
Answers

Yes. I have trimmed the one I bought last year lightly to keep it in shape.

Customer Reviews

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by MOYENUDDIN
The plant is beautiful, just as pictured. Arrived in...
The plant is beautiful, just as pictured. Arrived in great condition and is now blooming and full of flowers.
by Wootz
Leaves were filled with holes. Something was eating the leaves. Left it on the porch and treate...
Leaves were filled with holes. Something was eating the leaves. Left it on the porch and treated it with neem oil and a insecticide before planting with other shrubs. The other plants and shrubs I ordered from Home Depot were 5 stars. I was surprised that this one was in such poor shape.
by Brency
Our plants came very healthy looking, well packaged, we were very happy with our purchase!!
Our plants came very healthy looking, well packaged, we were very happy with our purchase!!
by Bigdaddy
Good size plants, two of the four with some blooms...
Good size plants, two of the four with some blooms on arrival. They have settled in well and make a great contrast to the neighboring plants.
by Mudman
Received my plants in awesome shape. Very healthy and beautiful....
Received my plants in awesome shape. Very healthy and beautiful. Planted them as soon as they came in. They are blooming and looking amazing. Love the purple color of the new foliage. Great addition to my garden.
by LAURA
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by HomeDepotCustomer
My Loropetalum plants were well packaged. I planted them few...
My Loropetalum plants were well packaged. I planted them few days later. They look great. I ordered 2 more!
by HOLLY
Arrived looking great!!!...
Arrived looking great!!!
by LEANNE
Plant seemed healthy and nicely symmetrical. Outsitanding packing prevented damage...
Plant seemed healthy and nicely symmetrical. Outsitanding packing prevented damage and loss of soil.
by SUZIEQUE
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