Loropetalum chinense , also known as Chinese Witch Hazel, is
an alternative to azaleas, camellias, and gardenias. They work well in full sun
to partial shade. No serious pest or disease problems have been noted.
Two selections, ‘Blush’ and ‘Burgundy’ boast rich bronze-red
to red-purple new foliage that matures to a deep olive- or purple-green. As
winter approaches, the leaves turn a brilliant orange-red. The small blooms
appear sporadically throughout the growing season and range...