The Southern Living Red Diamond Loropetalum is an evergreen shrub that grows in a compact habit and produces plum-purple foliage that appear as diamonds. It is almost identical to the Purple Diamond, but instead it produces red ribbon flowers that bring a bold color to your landscape from spring until summer. Planting Instructions Water before planting plant in Full Sun to Part Shade Dig hole 3 times the width of pot Backfill and plant 1-2 inches above soil level Water and add more soil if needed Mulch plants Fertilize in early spring with a slow-release balanced fertilizer GROWTH & CARE Plant Name Red Diamond Compact Loropetalum Scientific Name Loropetalum chinense Shang-Red Brand Name: Southern Living Plant Collection Exposure Full sun to part shade Bloom / Feature Vibrant red ribbons Average Dimensions 6 feet H x 6 feet W USDA Zones 7-10 Soil Acidic moist well-drained humus-rich Water Water as needed Uses hedge screen mass planting background plant What's my zone USDA Hardiness Zone Finder Plant Directions: Sent with order
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