June is a tough time to start any shrub. The brown edge leaves may be due to drought, root injury in planting, root burn from putting fertilizer in the planting hole or other such root related issues. Loropetalum is not fond of a high pH clay soil like is common in your area. I suggest working more organic matter into the planting bed. Add 4" of peat moss rototilled in deeply in a fairly wide (6' or more) area. If you can't get peat moss try composted bark or a similar composted organic material. Mounding up the planting bed slightly (about 6 inches or so) will facilitate drainage and help the plants to thrive. After planting keep the soil around the roots moist but not soggy wet. Fall through early spring is the best time to plant shrubs.
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