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Petite Plum® Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Monum'

Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
SKU #05565
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A dwarf, upright-branched shrub with glossy green foliage, topped by a profusion of plum-colored crepe-like blooms in the heat of summer. The compact size fits well in smaller landscapes. Great for mass plantings, containers, or borders. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); False Heather (Cuphea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Chaste Tree (Vitex)
CARE
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed in early spring. Thin young trees late winter to early spring; leave 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove suckers from the base of older trees.

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Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region

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.

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.