Loropetalum chinense. LOROPETALUM. China, Japan

Shrub, spreading and arching to 5 feet tall. Clusters of 4 to 8 fringe-like small flowers at branch tips each with 4 narrow, twisted petals. Cultivars with pruplish foliage and pink to purple flowers are mostly seen on campus.

Stauffer courtyard; New Guinea Garden; Escondido Rd.at Galvez Mall; Crothers Hall; Lokey Bldg.

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Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.12, p.2

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