JAZZ HANDS® Variegated Chinese Fringe-flower

Zone: 7b, 8, 9 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 4-6' Width/Spread: 4-6'

Jazz Hands Variegated® loropetalum is incredibly showy with galaxy-like variegation and long-petaled fuchsia flowers. The variegation develops on new growth throughout the season, so don’t be alarmed when you don’t see it first thing in the spring. Just enjoy the matte burgundy and dark green growth until it shifts in the summertime. Its midsize habit is well-suited for the middle of the border, permanent container displays, as a specimen, or as hedging.

Why grow Jazz Hands Variegated Chinese fringe-flower?

  • Interesting variegation
  • Vibrant fuchsia 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: Unlike other variegated plants, its two-tone coloring develops later in the season, as the weather gets hotter. It is hardy to USDA Zone 7b; site in a protected area in the northern part of its growing zone.

Botanical Name

Loropetalum chinense 'Irodori' PP#27, 713


7b, 8, 9

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Purple, Variegated






Full Sun, Part Sun


Acidic, Moist

Season of Interest

Spring, Summer


Containers, Specimen, Border, Hedge


Deer resistant, Evergreen, Foliage interest, Heat tolerant

Blooms on

Old wood

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