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Loropetalum chinense Black Pearl | Chinese Fringe Flower - 110-120cm, 20lt

Loropetalum chinense Black Pearl | Chinese Fringe Flower - 110-120cm, 20lt

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Loropetalum chinense ‘Black Pearl’ is a bushy, compact, rounded, multi-stemmed, spreading, semi-evergreen shrub with small, leathery, heart-shaped, dark purple leaves. Fragrant, spider-like, reddish-pink flowers with long petals, resembling witch hazel, blooming in February and March. Loropetalum chinense ‘Black Pearl’ prefers fertile, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Doesn’t like waterlogged and shallow chalk soils. It thrives in full sun to partial shade. It grows best in sunny, sheltered, frost-free areas. Too much shade reduces flowering. It can withstand some frost, but has to be sheltered from harsh, drying winter winds. Generally, pest-free and disease-free. Low maintenance shrub, doesn’t require pruning. Chinese Fringe Flower is a very pretty evergreen shrub suitable for various purposes. Perfect for cottage, urban, and woodland gardens. Excellent for beds and borders, shrub and wall-side borders. Great for growing in containers. In colder areas, it should be brought inside during the winter.
  • Common Name

    Chinese Fringe Flower

  • Family


  • Type

    semi-evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    East Asia

  • Flower

    fragrant, spider-like, reddish-pink flowers

  • Foliage

    small, leathery, heart-shaped, dark purple leaves

  • Maturation period

    5–10 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width


Shape / habit


Preferred Location


South–facing or West–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

acid, neutral, full sun

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained

Growing Period


winter, spring


all year



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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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