Peppermint Lace Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica 'Peppermint Lace'
|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.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Early summer through fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate grower to 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||California Lilac (Ceanothus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Photinia (Photinia); Bluebeard (Caryopteris)|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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