Summerlasting™ Coconut Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'HOCH873' PPAF

SKU
43918
Fill your summer with the dramatic contrast of pure white blooms on black foliage. Flowers hold over an exceptionally long season and will rebloom if spent flowers are removed. This compact, dwarf variety is perfect for smaller landscapes, or plant en masse for a dramatic statement. Deciduous.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 ft. tall in tree form, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlack
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Accent, 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 FeatureAttractive Bark, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsIndian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Lilyturf (Liriope); Mexican Heather (Cuphea); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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