Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Cherry Blast'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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