Crimson Fire Loropetalum is a beautiful evergreen shrub from the First Editions collection, known for its striking deep burgundy-red foliage that retains its color all year round. This plant typically grows to a height of 4 feet and a width of 4-5 feet at maturity.
The leaves of Crimson Fire Loropetalum are oval-shaped providing a unique texture and visual interest in the landscape. This plant also produces small, pink fringe-like flowers in the spring, adding a pop of color to the foliage.
Crimson Fire Loropetalum is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to care for and can be used in a variety of landscaping applications. It is particularly well-suited for use as a hedge, border plant or specimen plant in mixed borders. It can also be used in mass plantings to create a bold, dramatic effect.
To plant Crimson Fire Loropetalum, select a location with well-drained soil and full to partial sunlight. Dig a hole that is slightly larger than the plant’s root ball, and place the plant in the hole. Backfill with soil and water thoroughly. To encourage healthy growth, apply a slow-release fertilizer in the spring and prune as needed to maintain the desired shape and size.
For a seamless planting, space your Crimson Fire Loropetalum 2 feet apart from plant center to plant center. For space between plantings, plant them 5+ feet apart.