Lorapetalum - Love It or Leave It?

Loropetalum (Loropetalum chinese) or Fringe Flower, as it is commonly known, is a popular shrub used throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It's popularity stems from its rich maroon leaf color and its especially noticeable in early spring with its bright pink or fuschia flowers. So how them could we not completely love it? Well, here is a little insight into the title of the post and why we are somewhat conflicted about using using it in our planting designs and how much we see it around Dallas. 

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