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Peppermint Lace Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Peppermint Lace'

Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
SKU #05450
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Valued colorful landscape accent with profusion of crepe-like blooms throughout summer. Deep-pink flowers edged in white. Upright, branching habit. Large enough to stand alone as shrub or small tree.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Early Summer through Fall
Mature Size Moderate grower to 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas The aptly named 'Peppermint Lace' carries deep-pink flowers edged in white in late summer to early fall, making a lively and bold accent in the landscape. Use it by driveways, walkways and especially below high decks and balconies for a view of the spectacular flower show that appears over the crown.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants California Lilac (Ceanothus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Photinia (Photinia); Bluebeard (Caryopteris)
CARE
Care 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. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.
HISTORY
Lore The earliest crepe myrtle trees were grown by Michaux and sent from his nursery to man of our nation's most important early plantations such as Montechello and Mount Vernon.

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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.