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Purple Crepe Myrtle

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$26.99
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Ships
November Through April
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Shade Providing Plants, Flowering,
Usage
Shade Providing Plants, Flowering,
Zone
6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
6, 7, 8, 9,
Bloom Color
Purple/Lavender,
Bloom Season
Summer,

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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Description

Purple blossoms highlight of hardy, attractive Purple Crepe Myrtle

Purple Crepe Myrtle is known for its stunning light purple flowers and light-colored bark. They are frequently used in gardens and landscapes because of their hue and pleasing fragrance. The blossoms have a long flowering season and will bloom throughout the summer. The tree matures quickly, and gardeners love its versatility. They are resistant to drought and harsh growing conditions. Insects and mildew are also not a threat to the tree. Lavender Crepe Myrtle trees don't need to be pruned and essentially need no attention or care. This tree is simple to grow and provides brilliant colors. This tree is a perfect addition to landscapes.

Purple Crepe Myrtle trees are a lovely want to bring lots of color to a garden and also to a lawn.

These trees are amazing and beautiful as they are growing. They usually bloom at the beginning of summer and sometimes can bloom for several weeks. This tree has large gorgeous purple clusters of flowers at the ends of the limbs. These trees also love moist and well-drained soils but can even tolerate dry conditions during the hot summer months of the year. They are also great to bring small wildlife such as a variety of birds that love this tree. Hummingbirds especially enjoy them while they are in bloom. The bark on this tree peels off and provides a very smooth trunk, and the leaves are a vibrant dark green. These look amazing when there are several planted together to create a beautiful border around a lawn or to line a long driveway or sidewalk. They can be trained to grow into a beautiful tree and also a lovely large shrub. They look great in gardens and natural areas and supplies a lot of colors as they are in bloom. Homeowners love these, and they are trendy, and they can be found growing in a lot of locations. Lavender Crepe Myrtles is a variation of Red Crepe Myrtle. Lavender Crape Myrtles is a variation of Red Crape Myrtles but its much more extensive and has a deep lavender color to its bloom.

If you live in zones six through nine and are looking for a fast-growing, hearty, drought-tolerant tree that will become a focal point of your yard, you can’t go wrong with purple crepe myrtle.

When in bloom from early summer through fall, this lovely deciduous tree will create a delightful explosion of color. These beautiful trees can reach 25 feet high and 20 feet wide at maturity. They prefer moist, well-drained soils and can tolerate full sun to partial sunspots. If you love color and butterflies and hummingbirds, you will love Lagerstroemia Indica Purpurea, which is a magnet for these beneficial flying garden visitors. Purple Crepe Myrtle leaves are a deep bronze hue in the spring. In summer, the leaves turn bright green, and the tree’s green berries appear. These berries, which mature to a dark brown color, attract birds. Even the smooth, flaky bark of the crepe myrtle is pleasing to behold. Crepe myrtles provide a beautiful border between yards and also are ideal along fence lines. They can be pruned to resemble a wall-manicured tree or left alone to develop unique wind-shaped branch configurations. Crepe myrtles bloom on new wood, so prune them in winter or early spring for maximum blooming. These trees are impressive and can also provide lovely color in the fall. These trees offer beautiful small leaves that change to yellow and red and do eventually fall from the trees. These are a great way to bring a lot of color and curb appeal to all homes and lawns where they are planted. The Lavender Crepe Myrtle is part of the Lagerstroemia species of woody trees and as its name suggests blooms lush lavender flowers. It is a very fast growing tree that may even grow from seed to bloom in a season. The purplish lavender flowers bear crimped frilly petals resembling crepe paper blooming 120 days out of the year giving the trees 4-5months of rich color great for vased flower arrangements. Its leaves are opposite and straightforward and vary from 2–8 inches. On average it reaches a mature height of 20 feet with a similarly sized spread. While hundreds of years of cultivation have led to many different cultivars including dwarf cultivars which may grow as 4-6 foot tall shrubs 3-4 feet in range, but in the wild heights are varied and may be as short as 1 foot to as high as 100 feet tall. This woody tree’s bark sheds through the year giving it a mottled appearance. The Lavender Crepe Myrtle loves the sun and heat requiring a hot summer to bloom successfully with abundant flower clusters, and while it is a drought-resistant tree, it is also frost resistant and may grow in mild winter areas. In the winter they are sometimes pruned to a bare trunk by gardeners as in colder regions they may die off from harsh winters but regrow from the well-developed root system and trunk. They are well known for landscaping with a variety of uses. Hedges and borders are one such widespread use as they can be planted in rows.

 

 

 

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Purple Crepe Myrtle