JAZZ HANDS BOLD® Chinese Fringe-flower

Zone: 7b, 8, 9 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 5-6' Width/Spread: 5-6'

In a series known for bright colors and exciting habits, why does this particular plant deserve to have the word bold in its name? Very large flowers and foliage, of course! Jazz Hands Bold® Loropetalum will not fade into the background of any garden. It has a nice midsize habit, which nicely displays its supersized features. Place in the middle of the border or use as a hedge to let its easy beauty do the work for you.

Why grow Jazz Hands Bold Chinese fringe-flower?

  • Stately burgundy black foliage
  • Vibrant fuchsia flowers
  • Useful midsize habit


Light: Will grow in full to part sun conditions.

Soil: Needs moist acidic soil to give its best show. Will not be quite as handsome in other pH’s or dry conditions.

Water: Requires regular water.

Fertilizing: Uses a lot of nutrients each year, so be sure to fertilize in the spring and again in the summer.

Pruning: Doesn’t really need pruning, but if you’d like to do so you can get to the task after it flowers in the spring. Pruning at any other time will result in a less abundant flower show.

Other: It is hardy to USDA Zone 7b; site in a protected area in the northern part of its growing zone.

Botanical Name

Loropetalum chinense 'Kurenai Daiou' PP#27, 748


7b, 8, 9

Flower Color


Foliage Color







Full Sun, Part Sun


Acidic, Moist

Season of Interest

Spring, Summer


Borders, Foundations, Hedges, Specimen


Deer resistant, Evergreen, Foliage interest, Heat tolerant

Blooms on

Old wood


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