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Pink Velour® Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit III'

SKU
01528
Deep wine red leaves emerge in spring and age to dark purplish green, providing a striking contrast to vibrant pink summer flowers. Compact, multi-stemmed form is ideal for use as an accent shrub or small tree, in flowering borders or containers. Highly resistant to powdery mildew. Deciduous.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsCalifornia Lilac (Ceanothus); Lilyturf (Liriope); Hyssop (Agastache); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Mexican Heather (Cuphea)

Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed moderately before new growth begins in spring. Prune for general shaping only, in late winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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