In our gardens, we've found that Purple Pixie® Loropetalum grows well in full sun or part shade. -------------- WBG Reply: Hi Stacey - you're very welcome and thanks so much for your review of the Purple Pixie Loropetalum. Within five minutes they replied, apologized and are sending two replacements. Fertilize them in spring with a slow-release shrub & tree food, preferably one containing iron and sulfur. "Purple Pixie" (Loropetalum chinensis "Purple Pixie") is a dwarf Chinese fringe flower cultivar that grows a mature height of 1 to 2 feet with a spread of 4 to 5 feet. It grows only 1 to 2 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide. See more ideas about Purple pixie loropetalum, Purple pixie, Southern living plants. As with so many other types of ornamental plants, constantly soggy or wet soil can and often will cause root rot and other harmful plant diseases. We're at your service! Morning sun with afternoon shade is fine. Thanks WB!---------------------------We are so glad you are pleased! A fine addition to purple theme gardens, Asian theme gardens and the Xeriscape (low water needs). We live in Bentonvillr, AR. Thanks for the kind words! Loropetalum chinense 'Peack' PP18441 With its dwarf size and weeping habit, Purple Pixie® is just the plant we’ve been crying for. With its dwarf size and weeping habit, Purple Pixie® is just the loropetalum we’ve been waiting for. Hopefully someone more knowledgeable with that little beauty will come along with advice shortly! Thanks for the great review! The purple pixie loropetalums arrived very healthy and nice looking. We are so glad you are pleased and we hope you enjoy them for years to come! It is cold hardy in USDA Zones: 7a-10b. A few I had planted in an area where the soil stayed too wet bit the dust. Much smaller than I thought, but it will be interesting to see if it rivals the other one I planted this spring. Then continue back-filling to the top edge of the root ball. We are so glad you are pleased and we hope you enjoy them for years to come! For best foliage color and flowering provide at least 4 to 5 hours of direct sunlight or all-day lightly filtered sun. Purple Pixie® Loropetalum requires little if any pruning to keep its dense and mounding form. Thanks for the great review! It grows only 1 to 2 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide. Zone 8a has a low temperature of 10 to 15 Fahrenheit and -9.5 to -12 Celsius, spanning all the way across the US; from coastal areas of the northwest and California through central Arizona and Texas, across the southern halves and coasts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas, central interior regions of Europe, central interior regions of China, coastal regions of southern Japan, southern interior regions of South America, and northern and southern interior regions of Africa. Depending on the time of year plants can be a little smaller or larger than average. Purple Pixie® Loropetalum is not picky about soil type, however prefers a somewhat loose, fertile and well-drained soil. View Great Alternative Plants. Let us know if there's ever anything else we can do for you. Purple Pixie Loropetalum grows best if they are fertilized once in the spring and once in the summer. Purple Pixie® Dwarf Weeping Fringe Flower Loropetalum chinense 'Peack' Plant Patent #18,441 Sku #5803 Dense low, rounded form with very rich burgundy foliage and vibrant hot pink, fringe-like flowers. eCommerce Software by 3dcart. 'Purple Pixie' Loropetalum. If you are planting higher than ground level taper your soil mixture gradually from the top edge of the root ball to the ground level, as shown in the planting diagram above.