Ever Red® Loropetalum
|Mature Height||5-6 Feet|
|Mature Width||5-6 Feet|
The Ever Red® Loropetalum is the ideal shrub for adding rich and vibrant pops of color to your landscape. Between the unique purple foliage and true red flowers that repeat bloom throughout the year this shrub is as colorful as it gets! It's hard to believe that is gorgeous bush is super easy to grow!
This Ever Red® Loropetalum produces cherry red, fringe flowers most heavily in winter to spring, but it reblooms throughout the year! The Burgundy leaves are evergreen. So you will enjoy tons of color throughout all four seasons. Between the year-round deep plum foliage and months of cherry red blooms you are in for quite a show all year long!
Ever Red® Loropetalum mature to 4 to 6 feet tall and wide. In the landscape, this Loropetalum shines in hedges, natural areas, small privacy screenings, and mixed beds. The Ever Red® Loropetalum goes with just about everything and provides superb color contrast. Use this loropetalum in the back of the landscape for a lush and colorful anchor. For a truly unique look try this bold shrub in foundation plantings. You are going to love how the Ever Red® Fringe Flower transforms the look of your home and yard.
For the best color, plant your Ever Red® Loropetalum in full sun. This hardy plant is adaptable to different soils, but prefers a slightly acidic, moist soil. Once established this loropetalum is drought tolerant. However, the best growth and most prolific blooms will be achieved by maintaining a watering schedule when the ground is dry and applying a balanced, slow release fertilizer in spring. With almost no care this loropetalum will be a pretty happy plant. With a little care you will have ideal growth, flowering, and color.
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Plant your Ever Red Fringe Flower anytime of the year. Just take care to water more often when planting in summer.
This loropetalum thrives in full to part sun and is adaptable, but prefers slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Water thoroughly when planted. Provide a deep watering once or twice per week until established. Once established Loropetalum are fairly drought tolerant and only need water during dry spells. They do tend to flower better in a soil that is kept slightly moist. Add 2-3 inches of mulch when planting. Mulch will protect the roots in extreme temperatures and keep the soil moist. Fertilize with a balanced, slow release fertilizer in spring. No pruning is necessary. However, Loropetalum can tolerate heavy pruning if you prefer. Prune after your bush is done with its heaviest flowering in spring.
The Ever Red Loropetalum is an outstanding way to add year-round color to any style of landscape. Plant as a specimen or focal plant or add to a mixed bed. The maroon leaves add superb color contrast. This Loropetalum is the perfect centerpiece plant to build around. Try a hedge, border, or mass planting for a unique and colorful look. Check out our Jazz Hands Loropetalum as an alternative.
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For additional options, be sure to browse our Barberry and Loropetalum collections.