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Bellini® Grape Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Congrabel' PP #28,975

Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
SKU #42628

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Description A crape myrtle breakthrough with a refreshing, sweet, truly compact shrub and delicious, dark lavender-purple blooms that will brighten the warm summer landscape, blooming earlier than other varieties. The low, mounded form is excellent for foundations, in mixed shrub borders, or as a low hedge. Resistant to powdery mildew. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Midsummer through Early Fall
Mature Size Moderately fast growing; reaches only 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants California Lilac (Ceanothus); False Heather (Cuphea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Lilyturf (Liriope); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis)
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Remove emerging suckers from base of older shrubs to reduce spread. Remove spent blooms to encourage rebloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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