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Petite Snow™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Monow'

SKU
05580
A dwarf crape myrtle with a small, shrubby form and upright branching topped by a profusion of snowy white crepe-like flower clusters in the heat of summer. A very useful size for smaller landscapes. Excellent massed in single-color plantings or used as an individual accent. Adapts well to containers. Deciduous.
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Water deeply when soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
LoreLinnaeus named the genus for his friend, Magnus Lagerstroem.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThe white blossoms will help cool a hot part of the garden when massed there. Mix with other colors of crape myrtle in a line bordering a path or walkway. Decorate a bank by a pool with these colorful shrubs that bloom during the hottest time of year.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater deeply when soil is dry.
Companion PlantsIndian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Lilyturf (Liriope); False Heather (Cuphea); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Thin young trees in late winter to early spring, leaving 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove emerging suckers from base of older trees.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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