Loropetalum chinense var. rubra: Chinese fringe plant

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Loropetalum chinense, commonly known as the Chinese fringe plant, is a beautiful and versatile shrub. This in one of two forms of Loropetalum chinense, a fuchsia pink-flowering variety with leaves varying from bronze-red. Young leaves are olive-green turn burgundy when mature.

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The other variety has a white – pale-yellow flowering green-leafed.

Photos: Heritage Garden, Chinese; GBTBSingapore 20120719

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