It's grown more for the beautiful leaf color rather than the small hot pink, fringe-like flowers. You can keep it 3 feet tall and wide with regular light pruning. Here's a handy ebook written just for you! Next time you are outdoors and detect an intoxicating scent, look for an unassuming evergreen shrub decorated with fringy white flowers. There are many varieties of this plant (often called "Razzleberry"), some with green leaves and white flowers but the most valued are the red cultivars. It's covered with blooms in spring, and produces on-and-off flowers the rest of the year. Situate these plants about 3 feet apart, and come away from the house 2 feet or more. This evergreen shrub is cold-hardy and grows at a moderate to fast rate. Ebooks that help you grow, design and enjoy your landscape! rubrum Crimson Fire™ (Chinese Fringe Flower) is a dwarf bushy evergreen shrub of neat, compact habit with rich ruby-red leaves which retain their color and persist all year-round. Loropetalum can grow 6 to 15 feet tall, but is usually pruned as a shrub. Loropetalum hedge spacing should be about 5-10 feet apart depending on how quickly you want the hedge to form. Loropetalum chinense, commonly called Chinese fringe flower shrubs, bring all-season color with their evergreen leaves and frilly flowers, which earned them the common name. Water weekly or more often during periods of extreme heat. Prized by gardeners for its sharp color contrast with other ornamental plants, Loropetalum chinense var. Plant in well-drained soil and water regularly to establish. Add a combination of top soil (or organic peat humus) and composted cow manure to the hole when you plant. Information entered by Gardenality members is not endorsed by Gardenality, Inc.