Pink Pig® Mid Size Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'GAMAD VIII' PP #23,499

SKU
41293
Add a blush of color to the landscape with this new mid-sized crape myrtle. Earlier to bloom than others, its burgundy buds show off before the explosion of soft pale pink flowers appears. Bred for disease and mildew resistance, this compact shrub is easy to maintain for a stress-free garden. Deciduous.
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6-9

Good to grow!9

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Full sun

Water deeply when soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater deeply when soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCalifornia Lilac (Ceanothus); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); False Heather (Cuphea); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Pink Jasmine (Jasminum); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Clip spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

Good to grow!