Burgundy Blast Loropetalum (Loropetalum chinensis var. rubrum 'Burgundy Blast')

Environment: This plant tolerates some drought. This plant will grow in dry soil. Prefers moist, but well-drained acidic soils, high in organic matter. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil.

Attributes and Features: 

  • Tolerates drought and heat
  • Attractive Colors - beautiful foliage and flowers
  • Withstands pruning or shearing well - after flowering
  • Grows at a fast rate and will fill its designated space quickly


USDA Hardiness Zone :  7b - 9
Exposure :  Full sun to partial shade
Mature Height :  6 - 10 feet
Mature Spread :  6 - 10 feet
Flower :  Very showy bright pink
Fruit :  Inconspicuous
Foliage :  Dense, New - red-purple, Older - dark reddish purple to dark olive green, leathery
Fall Color :  Attractive foliage year round
Form/Shape :  Irregular to rounded with whip-like shoots
Growth Rate :  Medium to fast growth rate
Persistence :  Broadleaf Evergreen Shrub
Family Name :  Hamamelidaceae (Witch Hazel)

Plant Care


15 Gallon - Diamond Espalier :  Presently Unavailable
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