Petite Plum® Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica 'Monum'
Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
|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.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); False Heather (Cuphea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Chaste Tree (Vitex)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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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.