Centennial Dwarf Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Centennial'

SKU
05475
A special introduction, selected for its dwarf size and profuse flowering. Produces masses of bright violet-purple crepe-like blooms in the heat of summer. Green summer foliage gives way to yellow and red autumn colors. Great for small spaces and containers. Deciduous.
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7-9

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityDwarf habit; can be maintained at 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsIndian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lilyturf (Liriope); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Mexican Heather (Cuphea)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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