Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Carolina Midnight Loropetalum (Loropetalum chinense 'Carolina Midnight') is a stunning evergreen shrub prized for its vibrant foliage and unique, fringed flowers. This attractive plant adds a burst of color and texture to any garden, making it a popular choice among landscapers and gardeners alike.
The Carolina Midnight Loropetalum is a versatile, low-maintenance evergreen shrub that typically reaches a height of 10-15 feet and a spread of 6-10 feet. This plant thrives in USDA hardiness zones 7-10, making it suitable for a variety of climates. Carolina Midnight Loropetalum prefers well-drained soil and can tolerate a range of soil types, including clay, loamy, and sandy soils.
This loropetalum variety is particularly resilient and can adapt to a range of light conditions, from full sun to partial shade. However, the most vibrant foliage colors are achieved when the plant receives ample sunlight. Carolina Midnight Loropetalum is also relatively drought-tolerant, making it an excellent choice for xeriscaping or low-water gardens.
One of the most striking features of the Carolina Midnight Loropetalum is its deep, dark purple foliage. The oval-shaped leaves retain their rich color throughout the year, creating a dramatic contrast against the lighter hues typically found in the garden. This vibrant foliage adds an extra dimension of visual interest and makes the Carolina Midnight Loropetalum an excellent choice for foundation plantings, hedges, or as a focal point in the landscape.
In addition to its striking foliage, the Carolina Midnight Loropetalum is known for its delicate, fringed flowers. The blooms appear in clusters during late winter to early spring, showcasing a unique, spider-like appearance. The flowers' vivid pink color creates a beautiful contrast against the dark purple foliage, further enhancing the plant's visual appeal.
While the Carolina Midnight Loropetalum does not produce significant fruit, its combination of captivating foliage and flowers more than compensates for this.
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