Petite Pinkie™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Monkie'

SKU
5560
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Dwarf form of popular, showy deciduous shrub. Profusion of clear pink blossoms summer to fall, attractive smooth bark texture. Excellent massed in single-color plantings or singly as an accent. Full sun. Moderate grower, can be maintained to 5 feet tall, 4 feet wide. Cutting grown.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
LoreLinnaeus named the genus for is friend and contemporary botanist, Magnus von Lagerstroem.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Design IdeasThis is an ideal small shrub for the sunny garden. Its form, foliage and summer blooms combine well with other shrubs and trees. Planted alone, as a specimen, its showy pink flowers command attention in late summer. Absolutely beautiful when several are massed together. Perfect for the centerpiece of a raised terrace or planted along a driveway for a colorful welcome home.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureShowy Summer Flowers

Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. 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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