If a shrub with year round deep purple foliage and intriguing pink tasselled flowers in spring and autumn sounds wonderful, then you need a Loropetalum ‘Plum Gorgeous’ in your garden!
Growing to around 1.5 tall and 2 m wide, Loropetalum ‘Plum Gorgeous’ maintains a naturally dense domed habit and can be used in mixed garden beds, grown as an informal hedge or makes a stunning feature plant. It suits modern or cottage style gardens and its beautiful foliage creates interest throughout the year.
Images and Plum Gorgeous information courtesy of www.pga.com.au
It grows well in either full sun or part shade in well-drained soil. Once established it tolerates dry conditions however will look its best if watered during the hottest weather.
Every 6 – 8 weeks from spring to autumn feed Loropetalum with Yates® Thrive® Natural Roses & Flowers Organic Based Pelletised Plant Food. Spread the pellets around the root zone and water in well.
Yates Thrive Natural Roses & Flowers contains a special combination of more than 50% natural ingredients, boosted with fast acting fertilisers, including flower-promoting potassium, to encourage both vigorous leaf growth and lots of beautiful flowers.
If required, Loropetalum ‘Plum Gorgeous’ can be trimmed to shape once flowering has finished.