Brilliant Summer ColorThe Pink Crape Myrtle is a deciduous tree that provides brilliant color all summer long. Plant one anywhere you’d enjoy an enduring splash of color.Beginning in early summer and continuing into the fall, your Crape Myrtle will dazzle you with its clusters of pink blossoms that appear as beautiful plumes at the tips of its branches.After flowers fade and fall from the tree, fruit remains in the form of small brown capsules. These fruits remain throughout the winter providing winter interest along with the attractive, exfoliating bark which peels away to expose a trunk which ranges in color from many handsome shades of brown to gray.Crape myrtle leaves are oval and 1 to 2 inches long; they are bronze-colored when they first unfold in the spring and become yellow, orange or red before falling late in autumn.Crape Myrtle grows 10-20 feet in height with an 8-10 foot spread. It won’t give you any trouble if you chose to prune it to a small shape, and it’s drought tolerant and quite hardy. The Crape Myrtle has something to offer whatever the season, and it will certainly offer you enjoyment for years to come.* Year round color* Hardy* Fast growing* Drought tolerant .
Deep Cherry Red Blooms for Months!The Dynamite® Crape Myrtle PP10296, Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit II,’ will bring an explosion of color to your landscape!This offering from Carl Whitcomb displays deep, cherry red blooms that emerge in large clusters from mid-summer until frost. After a summer of blooms, you will see the leaves turn a bright orange, giving you great fall color.The Dynamite® Crape Myrtle is adaptable to different soil types, and is resistant to powdery mildew. It does best in warm, full sun areas, making a great choice in Southern gardens. The Dynamite® Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings.Dynamite can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover. Crape myrtle leaves are oval and 1 to 2 inches long, and this plant is easy to grow, and if it is used for hedges, plant them 4 to 5 feet apart.* Deep red blooms* Powdery mildew resistant* Exciting fall color.
Semi-Dwarf Crape Myrtle that’s Easy to Grow! The Zuni Crape Myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Zuni’, is a semi-dwarf, multi-stemmed shrub. The young foliage has a shiny red edge and becomes deep green. It grows from 8 to 10 feet tall and has a 7 to 9 feet spread with a rounded top. The large, rich dark lavender colored flowers are displayed from mid-July through the month of September! The Zuni Crape Myrtle is mildew resistant, has improved hardiness, and handsome peeling bark. The leaves will change to a dramatic orange to red-maroon color in the fall, giving extended beauty into the autumn months.The Zuni Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings. It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when under planted with a ground cover.Crepe myrtles should be grown in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun, and in open areas where air circulation is good. The Zuni Crape Myrtle is an easy to grow shrub, and it can also be used for hedges; plant them 3 to 4 feet apart. It is best to follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.* Year-round interest* Easy care* Dramatic fall color.
Purple Blooms All Summer LongThe Crape Myrtle is a deciduous shrub that provides delightful purple color all summer long. Plant one in your ornamental bed or anywhere you’d enjoy enduring color. The best feature of the Crape Myrtle is certainly the impressive purple display it enacts each year. Beginning in early summer and continuing into the fall, your Crape Myrtle will dazzle you with its purple blossoms that appear in large clusters at the tips of its branches. Hummingbirds, dragonflies and butterflies will love your yard, but you won’t have to worry about deer having the same interest. When the crepe-like flowers fall, the brown capsules of the fruit remain, providing another decorative feature of the plant. Crape Myrtle grows 10-20 feet in height with an 8-10 feet spread. It won’t give you any trouble if you chose to prune it to a small shape, and it’s drought tolerant and quite hardy. You’ll love how the Crape Myrtle seems to be always awash in color. Even the leaves start out as a charming bronze in the spring. They then transition into a verdant green that endures throughout the summer months. When fall arrives your Myrtle will once again immerse itself in color as its leaves transform into brilliant reds and yellows. The Crape Myrtle has something to offer whatever the season, and it will certainly offer you enjoyment for years to come.* Year round color* Hardy.
Over 100 days of blooms!Everything about the Sioux Crape Myrtle tree is colorful – the leaves, the flowers, the bark. This tree will be a beacon in your landscape all year round.The show starts in the spring with a flush of beautiful green leaves. This is quickly followed by dark pink flowers that bloom continuously through the hottest part of summer without batting an eye. They keep coming all the way through the fall, too. As the flowers are fading the leaves turn stunning shades of red and purple. Even when they drop they tree is beautiful. The sloughing bark peels from dark brown to beige giving the trunks a marbled look.This is an exceptionally hardy sioux pink crape myrtle. It blooms farther north than many other crape myrtles. (It will even thrive under a blanket of ice and snow!) It is also heat tolerant and drought and disease resistant. It is tolerant of almost any soil type and flourishes where other flowering shrubs won’t.Lagerstroemia sioux crape myrtle is a perfect size for any garden. They don’t get too big or stay too small. They fit under utility lines with no problem.Being a crape myrtle, you can expect a long-lived shrub that will consistently give you a beautiful deep green leaves and clouds of flowers every year with no fuss. You can trim the branches in late fall or early winter before the flower buds set. ‘Sioux’ will reward you with over 100 days of blooms during the season.Don’t miss having this gold-medal winning pink stunner in your landscape this year. These are available right now. Don’t wait!* Very hardy in cold and heat* Dependable garden performer* Striking pink color* Faithful summer flowers.
Unique Semi-dwarf Crape Myrtle with Vibrant Pink Flowers!The Pink Velour® Crape Myrtle PP10319 (Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit III’) is sure to impress you with its vibrant pink blossoms that are contrasted by dark purple to green foliage! The distinctive burgundy-colored new growth changes to dark purplish-green as the summer progresses.This introduction by Carl Whitcomb has dense foliage that will turn a rich orange-brown color in the fall. This variety is not only drought tolerant, but also resistant to powdery mildew, making it versatile in a variety of conditions.It tops out at 10 feet tall, making it great for a small tree, or a large shrub. It can be planted as a specimen or in groups. Pink Velour® Crape Myrtle is easy to grow and needs full sun and well drained soil. Allow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.The Pink Velour® Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings. For grouping or borders, be sure to space, 10 feet apart. This beautiful semi-dwarf crape myrtle tree, with its vibrant fuchsia pink crepe flowers, will become a standout in any landscape!* Powdery mildew resistant* Vibrant fuchsia flowers* Semi-dwarf.
Colorful, Hardy OrnamentalThe Crape Myrtle is a deciduous small tree or shrub that provides brilliant color all summer long. Plant one in your ornamental bed or anywhere you’d enjoy an enduring splash of color. The best feature of the Crape Myrtle is certainly the stunning scarlet performance it enacts each year. Beginning in early summer and continuing into the fall, your Crape Myrtle will dazzle you with its clusters of crimson blossoms that appear as fiery plumes at the tips of its branches. The crepe-like flowers are delicate and robust at the same time, and sure to turn the heads of any passer-by. Crape Myrtle grows 10-20 feet in height with an 8-10 foot spread. It won’t give you any trouble if you chose to prune it to a small shape, and it’s drought tolerant and quite hardy. You’ll love how the Crape Myrtle seems to be always awash in color. Even the leaves start out as a charming bronze in the spring. They then transition into a verdant green that endures throughout the summer months. When fall arrives your Myrtle will once again immerse itself in color as its leaves transform into brilliant reds and yellows. The fruits begin as a green capsule that eventually turns black and often remains on the bare branches into winter, giving your Crape Myrtle the delightful appearance of a decorated tree. The Crape Myrtle has something to offer whatever the season, and it will certainly offer you enjoyment for years to come.* Year round color* Hardy.
Romantic elegance for your garden! Crape Myrtles always add elegance and form to a garden, as well as great summer flower color at eye-level. Acoma Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica x faueri ‘Acoma’) is a full, thick shrub that is often pruned to become a 7 foot tall and wide tree that makes a striking statement shrub. Crape Myrtles are often tree-like, but Acoma is a nice rounded shrub. This means that when it is pruned into a tree form (as it is most often) it has a full head that can be wider than it is tall, giving the shrub a stunning bouquet-of-flowers look. The pure white crinkled and ruffled flower clusters hang a little lower than other crapes, to a very romantic effect. The flowers come on strong in mid-summer and last to fall. The leaves bust out light green in the spring, darkening-up in the summer and then turning deep jewel-tone shades of red and purple in the fall. As the tree ages the bark gets a gorgeous “peeling” look to it, making it very interesting all winter. Highly resistant to disease and mildews, Acoma always looks clean and healthy. Acoma Crape Myrtle trees will grow and thrive even in the hottest and driest gardens, loving the heat and resistant to drought once they are established. The season long flowers and dramatic and beautiful foliage make this a romantic showstopper in the garden. It’s guaranteed to add a little glamour to your home from spring through the first frosts. Nature Hills has the best Acoma Crape Myrtle’s for sale, but they’re so popular they don’t last long! * Long-blooming pure white flowers* Disease resistant and always looks clean and healthy* Excels in hot, sunny locations* Drought resistant* Thrives in all soil types.
Sizzling color combo!Easy-care, no-fuss, reliably stunning color is no problem for sizzling Sunset Magic Crape Myrtle.Start with the flowers. Sunset Magic has true red flowers, not a ‘deep red-pink’ or ‘violet-red’ or even ‘reddish’. This is the red you want in a ‘red’ flower. And it’s not just a few – these large, crinkled, ruffled flowers cover the entire shrub and flowers more heavily than most other dark leaved crapes.Speaking of dark leaved – Sunset Magic has deep purple-black leaves that will hold their deep color late into the summer. They are flatter and more lustrous than other crape myrtles, too, which only makes the red flowers stand out better!These are highly resistant to typical Crape Myrtle issues, like Cercospora, and make great replacement shrubs for other purple-leaved plants that are less hardy (we’re looking at you purple-leaved plums).Sunset Magic is easy to keep short with good pruning, but it only reaches 5’-10’ tall naturally, so it will already fit into even small gardens without a problem.For a stunning garden effect plant these with white flowered crapes or yellow daylilies. All you need is a sunny location and good drainage and you’ll have a picture-worthy garden in no time!* True red flowers * Easy care* Fast grower to 10’ tall* Almost black leaves* Great for small gardens.
A Crape Myrtle For Any Sized Garden Crape Myrtles are beautiful in any garden but sometimes these tall shrubs just don’t fit. Let us introduce you to Purple Magic Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia ‘Purple Magic’ PP23,906). This lovely new introduction blooms in early summer with dark purple flowers on a dense shrub that fits in the garden where taller crape myrtles do not.Like all of the beautiful shrubs in the ‘Magic Crape Myrtle’ line from First Edition Plants, Purple Magic will bloom its frilly purple flowers over a long season if you deadhead it after the initial early summer flush. They are also highly resistant to leaf spot and powdery mildew, so they don’t require a lot of fuss.The leaves start out with a pretty red tint and eventually turn to a glossy green. This shrub is handsome with or without the flowers…but you’ll be very happy it has flowers. The rich purple ruffled blooms look great in masses or with other perennials. Try them with yellow, orange or white flowers or foliage for an unforgettable garden look this summer.Purple Magic will add drama and depth to your garden. Order yours today!* Deep purple blooms are standouts on this shrub * Red-tinged leaves mature to glossy green * Semi-dwarf to fit into any garden.