Miami Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia x 'Miami'

SKU
00888
Late season bursts of vibrant flower clusters attract hummingbirds and butterflies. This upright, deciduous shrub has attractive foliage and fabulous exfoliating bark. A nice accent or specimen, screen or hedge. Prune in late winter or early spring while still dormant. Prefers well-drained soil. Deciduous.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 8 to 12 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms in late spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fall Color, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

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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