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Crimson Fire Dwarf Loropetalum
Crimson Fire Dwarf Loropetalum

Hamamelidaceae Loropetalum Chinense Var. Rubrum Crimson Fire

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Grows InZone 7A · 0° to 5° F through Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Morning Shade / Evening Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Insect, Disease, Mildew, Heat
Flower ColorPink, Bright Pink
BloomsSpring Blooms
Foliage ColorBurgundy, Red, Purple
Average Height2' to 3'
Average Width2' to 3', 3' to 4'
AttractsVisual Attention
FragrancesFragrant Flowers
Additional Information About Crimson Fire Dwarf Loropetalum

Loropetalum Chinense Var. Rubrum 'Crimson Fire' is a fast and moderate growing shrub and groundcover plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 9B. It matures to an average height of 2 feet to 3 feet and an average width of 2 feet to 4 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning sun with afternoon shade or morning shade with afternoon sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. In the spring Crimson Fire Dwarf Loropetalum produces pink and bright pink flowers. The foliage is burgundy, red and purple in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, insects, diseases, mildew and heat. If you like fragrance, Loropetalum Chinense Var. Rubrum 'Crimson Fire' has fragrant flowers.

Crimson Fire Dwarf Loropetalum can be useful in the landscape in mass plantings, in foundation plantings, in containers or planters, in shrub borders, as an accent, as a groundcover, in landscape beds or islands, to accentuate entryways, in small groupings or as a hedge and also in rock or xeriscape gardens or theme gardens.

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Noteworthy Characteristics

Crimson Fire is a dwarf Loropetalum growing to 2-3 feet in height with an equal spread. The burgundy-red foliage is a stunning contrast to the stunning, fragrant, hot pink fringe flowers which smother the plant in spring. New growth in spring emerges ruby red maturing to burgundy with a purple cast. This is easy to grow and well-behaved shrub.


It's compact, spreading habit and foliage color and texture make Crimson Fire an excellent choice for: Mass Plantings, Small Groupings, Flowering Shrub Borders, Low Hedges, Home Foundation Plantings, Erosion Control on Slopes and Embankments, Container Gardens, Asian Theme Gardens, and as a Groundcover.

Culture & Care Tips

Crimson Fire Loropetalum does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in well-drained but moist soils with a strong preference for rich, acidic soils. During the first season, water enough to keep soil moist but not constantly soggy. No pruning necessary however responds well to it.

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Nice addition

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by Wayne - Las Cruces, NM

Great addition to my garden. Purchased 8 for my front yard and they are growing together nicely and really add some needed color!

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by Melanie - Panama City, FL

Love my Loropetalum! The dwarf varieties are really great and seem to not need any pruning so far. Using them as a hedge by my patio.

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