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Products > Loropetalum chinense Ruby Snow
Loropetalum chinense Ruby Snow - Ruby Snow Fringe Flower
Working on getting this plant out in the field but it is not yet available listing for information only! 

Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Hamamelidaceae (Witch-Hazels)
Origin: China (Asia)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Creamy White
Bloomtime: Year-round
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Synonyms: [Loropetalum 'Monraz', 'Raspberry Fringe']
Height: 4-6 feet
Width: 4-6 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 10-15 F
Loropetalum chinense Ruby Snow ['sPg-3-002'] PP25,832 - A very nice mounding evergreen shrub to 5 to 6 feet tall and wide with the classic dark burgundy foliage of the dark foliage forms of the Chinese fringe flower, but with beautifully contrasting creamy white flowers in spring instead of pink. New foliage comes out bright pinkish red, darkens to deep burgundy before ultimately turning a dark bronze color - colorful itself but the real surprise is the nice white flowers which contrast beautifully with the foliage and in mass these flowers have a delicately sweet aroma. This plant does best in full sun to part shade with regular to occasional watering and is hardy to about 15 degrees F. While evergreen in southern California gardens all Loropetalum cultivars can go semi-deciduous in colder locations. This cultivar is a mutation of an unnamed dark leafed pink flowering selection of Loropetalum chinense that was selected in 2003 by Yuji Suzukia of Kawaguchi City, Japan who is well known for many other Loropetalum selections. It received US Plant Patent PP25,832 in August 2015. In its patent application it was presented as being notable for its freely branching outwardly spreading and mounding habit, dark burgundy and green-colored leaves, freely flowering habit, being a good container plant and having good garden performance. This plant was introduced into the US trade by the Southern Plant Group of Atlanta, Georgia. The green leafed white flowering natural form of the species is noted as coming from the wilds of China, India and Japan. For more information on the species, see our listing of the white flowering Loropetalum chinense and for more information on Loropetalum and the other varieties we grow and have grown in the past, see our Loropetalum PageInformation displayed on this page about  Loropetalum chinense Ruby Snow is based on the research conducted about it in our library and from reliable online resources. We also note those observations we have made of this plant as it grows in the nursery's garden and in other gardens, as well how crops have performed in our nursery field. We will incorporate comments we receive from others, and welcome to hear from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they share any cultural information that would aid others in growing it.