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Loropetalum chinense 'Ming Dynasty'
© Deeproot Plant Base
shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Rounded bushy evergreen shrub with alternate oval or ovate, rough textured mid-green leaves which are attractively reddish-bronze flushed when young. Leaves and shoots are slightly hairy. Small spidery, sweet scented, pinkish-red flowers in late winter to early spring.
Moist, well drained, fertile humus-rich soil in a sheltered, part shaded position.
From semi-ripe cuttings taken in summer. May need bottom heat to root.
Woodland garden or shrub border.