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.

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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.

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