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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance'
synonyms: Loropetalum chinense 'Firedance', Loropetalum chinense f. rubrum 'Firedance'
shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: red & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Small spidery, sweet scented, pink flowers in late winter to early spring. Dark red tinted young foliage. Smallish, rounded bushy evergreen shrub.
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.