Loropetalum Purple Diamond®

About This Project

Botanical Name

Compact loropetalum chinense


Loropetalum chinense ‘Shang-hi’ PP18331 / Purple Diamond®

Mature Sizes

4-5′ X 4-5′

Landscape Uses

They are attractive when grown in clusters or mixed screens as well as foundation in plantings, single specimens. They make attractive hedges but lose their naturally graceful form if heavily pruned. When limbed up, they form small trees.


Showy pink flowers appear in Spring, deep rich purple foliage holds it’s color all season. It’s controlled growth makes it easy to use in the landscape.

Evergreen (Shrubs)