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Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower*

Loropetalum chinense 'Snowmound'

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Snow Muffin Chinese Fringeflower (Loropetalum chinense 'Snowmound') at Autumn Hill Nursery

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower flowers

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower flowers

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Snow Muffin Chinese Fringeflower (Loropetalum chinense 'Snowmound') at Autumn Hill Nursery

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower in bloom

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  16 inches

Spread:  30 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  6b

Other Names:  Chinese Fringe Flower, Chinese Witch Hazel

Description:

A delightful, spring-blooming shrub with snowy white strap-like flowers that cover the plant; has a compact, mounded habit and a moderate to slow growth rate; an easy to grow and well-behaved shrub for general garden use

Ornamental Features

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower is clothed in stunning fragrant white strap-like flowers along the branches in early spring. It has green evergreen foliage. The oval leaves remain green throughout the winter.

Landscape Attributes

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Snow Muffin® Chinese Fringeflower will grow to be about 16 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 inches. It has a low canopy. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is particular about its soil conditions, with a strong preference for rich, acidic soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight Soil pH Preference
Characteristics
Accent  Massing  Garden 
Applications
Flowers 
Ornamental Features

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