Pink Crepe Myrtle
- Latin Name- Lagerstroemia Hardy Planting Zone- 6-9 Mature Height- 15-25 ft Width- 5-10 ft Sun or Shade- Partial Shade
Pink Crepe Myrtle - Lagerstroemia
PINK CREPE MYRTLE HAS BOTH MEDIUM SIZE AND LOTS OF Colors
The Pink Crepe Myrtle is a great plant that blooms very colorful dark pink flowers. Add that it has a beautiful bark this plant will become the showcase of your landscape. Foliage consists of narrow dark green leaves that are typically between the 1 to 2.5” ranges. The flowers are beautiful even though they are paper-thin and can bloom into 1 to 1/5” inch flowers. It has a good contrast of both size, beauty, and colorful blooms.
CREPE MYRTLES BRING COLOR TO ANY LANDSCAPE
Flowers bloom dark pink within the first round of blooming. If owners prune the flowers that are at the end of its bloom a new one will begin. The second bloom will be lighter in color but will be equally showy to its dark bloom counterpart. This will extend the beauty of it within your landscape until the lovely foliage transforms into its fall colors of orange and red appear. There are many varieties of crepe myrtles, and all have their shine!
GROW TO ADD COLOR AND A BIT OF FLARE
Owners wanting color throughout the spring and summer will love this plant within their landscapes. The Pink Crepe Myrtle can be pruned to be a low shrub but is in its full glory when trained to be a tree within a scene. One can choose to neatly prune it or leave it alone and let it grow to its size.