JAZZ HANDS NIGHT MOVES® Chinese Fringe-flower

Zone: 7b, 8, 9 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 2-4' Width/Spread: 2-4'

Jazz Hands Night Moves® loropetalum has crushed cookie variegation and elegant milky white flowers. Its variegation develops on new growth throughout the season, so don’t be alarmed when you don’t see it first thing in the spring. This little plant looks lovely all throughout a blazing summer, no need to worry about the heat zapping the foliage. Just enjoy the matte burgundy new growth until it shifts in the summertime.

Why grow Jazz Hands Night Moves Chinese fringe-flower?

  • Interesting variegation
  • Elegant white flowers
  • Convenient mid-size 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 'Suzuki' PP#30, 833


7b, 8, 9

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Purple, Variegated






Full Sun, Part Sun


Acidic, Moist

Season of Interest

Spring, Summer


Borders, Containers, Edging, Ground Cover


Deer resistant, Evergreen, Foliage interest, Heat tolerant

Blooms on

Old wood

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