Chinese Witch Hazel (Loropetalum chinense)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Chinese Witch Hazel
Give a thumbs up Chinese Fringe Flower

Botanical names:
Loropetalum chinense Accepted
Loropetalum chinensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 4-12 feet
Plant Spread: 4-6 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Other: Can bloom sporadically throughout late spring and early summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 21, 2012 12:31 PM

A wonderful, easy-care plant for my zone and the South. Pest and disease-free. Profuse bloomer, several varieties. Extremely hardy.

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