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Loropetalum Black Pearl
Loropetalum Black Pearl
Loropetalum Black Pearl

Loropetalum 'Black Pearl'

Grow a rarity in your own garden!
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Shade
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
  • Incredibly bright pink flowers exploding like streamers from February until April, lighting up your garden in winter.
  • Fabulous deep purple, evergreen foliage that looks stunning amongst green leaved plants and sets off the flowers perfectly.
  • A rare and unusual shrub and a superb specimen plant.
  • Prefers to grow in dappled shade but will also do well in full sun either in borders or pots.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 1 L pot, ready to plant, growing to a height and spread of 1.5 m (5 ft).
1L Pot - Item: 511209
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Product Description

There is something enduringly fascinating about Witch Hazel, with its unusual and beautiful flowers appearing at a time when most other plants are settled into their long winter sleep. Seeing it cheers the soul, and reminds us that spring isn’t too far away, and the cut stems are wonderful indoors in vases where they make a dramatic display.

A real hero of the winter garden, Witch Hazel will be familiar to everyone in its more common yellow and orange varieties, but this ‘Black Pearl’ variety of Loropetalum, or Chinese Witch Hazel, is a much rarer sight that puts on a fabulously colourful display.

Perfect for winter colour in the garden, ‘Black Pearl’ has vibrant pink ribbon-like flowers that erupt like fireworks from February until April, just the time of year when you need some colour in the garden. The stunning flowers shine out beautifully against the deep purple evergreen foliage that lasts all year round.

Ideal in containers, it is slow growing and spreading so is very easy to manage and maintain. A great all-rounder, ‘Black Pearl’ is a lover of dappled shade and will thrive in gaps in beds and borders, but it will also tolerate full sun if you want to grow it in a patio pot, where it will make a stunning eye-catching feature. The dense foliage also makes it useful for hedging.

Supplied as an established plant in a 1 L pot, ready to plant, growing to a height and spread of 1.5 m (5 ft).

What Is Supplied

Item 511209 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 1L pot.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Grow this beauty as a specimen plant to brighten up the winter garden.

Care Guide

  • Best grown in a sheltered area where it can be covered if hard frost is forecast.
  • Plant 'Black Pearl' in partial shade in a well-drained soil. Avoid very wet, cold spots.
  • Low maintenance; simply prune out any weak growth or damaged branches after flowering.
  • When planting, add mycorrhizal root fungi to the planting hole to help your plant establish well.
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
150cm
150cm
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Loropetalum 'Black Pearl'
Loropetalum 'Black Pearl'
1L Pot
Item: 511209
Only £12.99
Currently Unavailable