Although it is capable of growing to about 10 feet, most specimens are seen at about 5 to 6 feet with a rounded canopy. Prune or trim shrub to fit the desired size. Green pubescent leaves emerge as the delicate white flowers fill the evergreen canopy for about two weeks in the spring.
Loropetalum or Fringebush prefers an acid soil and a mostly sunny position in the landscape. Use it as you would an azalea but in a sunnier location. Its small size makes it well suited for planting in the front of a shrub border as an accent. Mass several together to make a dramatic statement and a nice, delicate flower show.
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