Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Crimson Fire' ('PIILC-II')

Crimson Fire Chinese Fringeflower

Patents: PPAF

Family: Hamamelidaceae

Genus: Loropetalum

Parent: Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 9

Size: 18" tall and 2' wide in 3 years, 3.5' tall and 5' wide in maturity

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Rich ruby red persistent foliage. Pink flowers in spring. Selected for its compact form and cold hardiness.


Introduced by Plant Introductions Inc. First Editions® label.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 3-gallon plant at Nurseries Caroliniana in August 2014 and planted it in the Berm On the Border.

Sources of Information

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