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LOROPETALUM chinense 'Pipa's Red'


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:: Hamamelidaceae :: Loropetalum :: chinense :: 'Pipa's Red'
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Main asset

Aesthetic plant all year, especially in winter when flowering takes place while the rest of the garden is still asleep. Also suitable for containers or large planters, in a situation not too hot in summer.


Acidophilus plant, requiring a remaining cool in summer soil. Avoid too hot or dry situations.

Loropetalum are small shrubs still not very common, with small elliptic evergreen leaves, spreading soft habit, and an original Hamamelis-shaped bloom in late winter and spring. 'Pipa's Red' is a spreading variety with young purple shoots turning dark green, and dark pink blooming.

  • Uses: Pots, sheltered beds

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: evergreen
  • Habit: spread
  • Height: 1.2 m x 1.5 m (4 ft x 5 ft)
  • Growth: medium
  • Flowering period: February to April

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: elliptical
  • Foliage colour: purple
  • Foliage colour in autumn: purple
  • Flowers shape: bouquets
  • Flowers colour: pink


  • Soil type: drained, not calcareous
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 15 °C (5 °F - USDA zone 7b)