Emerald Snow®

Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-white' PP21738

Loropetalums have a naturally elegant, layered habit that works beautifully in any landscape or container garden. By selecting a dwarf variety like Emerald Snow, you can give your shears a rest, and never worry about pruning again.

Sunset Zones

4-5 (with protection) 6-9,14-24

USDA Zones

0°F to 10°F USDA zones 7–10

This plant isn't suitable for your USDA Zone 6b

Emerald Snow® Features

Plant Dimensions

2-3' H x 3-4' W

Landscape Use

Accent, Border, Container, Garden Bed, Hedge, Mass planting, Slope

Plant Type

Evergreen

Growth Rate

Slow

Exposure

Part sun to shade

Special Feature

Compact habit, Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Dwarf Habit, Easy Care, Fall Blooming, Reblooming, Water-wise

Feature

Masses of white blooms in spring and summer

Flowering Season

Spring, Summer, Fall

Emerald Snow® Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established/Water-wise

Fertilizer

Feed yearly in early spring

Pruning

None needed; prune as desired after spring bloom

Soil

Prefers neutral to acidic

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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Your zip code 20149 is in Zone: 6b with a temperature range of: -5 to 0 °F.