Bellini® Grape Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica 'Congrabel' PP #28,975
Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
|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.|
|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.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form|
|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|
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.