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Jazz Hands Night Moves® Chinese fringe-flower Loropetalum chinense

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
48" 48"
Height
24 - 48"
Spread
24 - 48"

This plant is hardy in zones 7 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

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    Features

    Why blend in when you were born to stand out?

    Standing out is exactly what Jazz Hands Night Moves® loropetalum was designed to do. This medium-sized loropetalum greets spring with deep plum foliage and pure white flowers, a rarely seen combination. As the season progresses, new growth develops an unusual variegation of white, deep green, and purple. Its unusual color and long-lasting display makes it an ideal choice for pairing with evergreens in the landscape. Available in better garden centers in spring 2019.

    Top reasons to grow Jazz Hands Night Moves® loropetalum:

    - In spring, white flowers and purple foliage make a unique combination.

    - The foliage develops unusual variegation of green, white, and purple.

    - Semi-dwarf habit gives it lots of versatility in the landscape.

    Foliage Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Evergreen
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 48 Inches
    Spacing: 
    24 - 48 Inches
    Spread: 
    24 - 48 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Shade: 
    Purple, developing multi-colored variegation
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Groundcover
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Semi-dwarf habit and graceful, arching stems make this plant ideally suited to edging beds or planting at the feet of evergreens for some color and interest. Makes a nice seasonal color plant in containers in cold climates.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    It's best to avoid regular trimming of Jazz Hands Night Moves loropetalum, as doing so could remove flower buds and delay the development of the variegated foliage. Can take full sun or part shade, but a minimum of four hours of good sun is recommended for the best leaf color and most flowers to develop.

    Fun Facts: 

    We named this series "Jazz Hands" because each flower looks like the classic dance and choral move.

    Jazz Hands Night Moves® Loropetalum chinense 'Suzuki' USPPAF
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