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Crepe Myrtle Plants (Mixed Colors Only)

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  • Crepe myrtles are deciduous hardwoods, which are traditionally planted in Fall.
  • Crepe myrtle needs full sun (6 or more hours per day) to thrive.

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 Crepe Myrtle Plants, Lagerstroemia is a Flowering Deciduous Shrub

Crepe myrtle is a southern favorite for many reasons; It produces lovely flowers, soft light brown bark, and intense fall color; These deciduous shrubs are used as specimen trees, borders, or shrubs. The White plants are also known by their scientific name Lagerstroemia indica and are members of the Lythraceae family. It is recommended for growth in USDA hardiness zones 7A through 9A. This shrub typically reaches heights of 10 to 30 feet and a spread of 15 to 25 feet. The growth rate of this shrub is considered moderate. It thrives in full sun and has a high tolerance to drought conditions. This shrub grows best in well-drained soil such as clay, loam, acidic and alkaline.

Crepe Myrtle Plants, Lagerstroemia Thrives in Full Sun and is Drought Tolerant

Also, it produces light green foliage that turns brilliant shades of yellow, orange, and red in the fall. The White crepe myrtle adds a touch of color and flair to any landscape setting. It is a standard fixture in both home and commercial landscape designs. Lagerstroemia Indica, commonly known as the Crepe Myrtle, are trees and shrubs in dozens of varieties. Widely known as the “Lilac of the South,” these plants have grown in the United States for more than 150 years. They appear in a rainbow of colors from purples, pinks, reds, whites, and every shade in between.

They range from small shrubs to more massive trees and grow in many places in the United States. They are fresh, airy, beautiful trees that transform landscapes into great masses of long-blooming flowers from June to October. Once established, the crepe myrtle plant will only flower during warm, dry summer and continue to thrive in the hottest of summers. All species are woody and can grow to over 100’. As a perennial, they grow as far north as New York and California, Oregon, and Washington.

Crepe Myrtle Plants, Lagerstroemia is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping

Lagerstroemia is a genus of over 50 deciduous and perennial trees and bushes original to the Indian subcontinent, Southeastern Asia, northern Australia, and other regions of Oceania grown in warmer temperatures all over the world. It belongs to the Lythraceae group, often called the loosestrife family. Its genus was named following Swedish trader Magnus von Lagerström, a Swedish East India Company member. He provided plants to Carl Linnaeus. Such colorful blooming trees are commonly used as ornamentals in domestic and commercial settings.

This shrub is a southeastern classic for various reasons, including its beautiful blossoms, light brown exfoliating bark, and vibrant orange and red fall color. Such deciduous bushes are very beneficial as you can use them to display trees, boundaries, shrubs, or small trees. There are so many different varieties of crepe myrtle. They are distinct in their leaf color and the difference in growing zones. These plants are neither fast-growing nor slow-growing. They develop at a relatively moderate rate during the growing season. All of these types have a difference in lengths and width also. 

Flowers appear in panicles of crumpled petals with a crêpe-like appearance in the midsummers and late summers. They have a wide range of shades in between. The color varies from dark purple to scarlet to white. There are no blue-flowered variations; the flowers are predominantly blue, without orange or yellow. The fruit is a capsule that starts off green and delicious before turning dark brown or black as it ripens. It divides into six or seven lines, generating teeth similar to those on the calyx and discharging many tiny, fluttering seeds. Many subtropical and tropical plants are common in home and commercial settings in their respective regions. 

The wood of some plants is excellent to make bridges, cabinets, and railway slabs. These shrubs are frequently cut back every year, allegedly to enable new development in the following seasons, a process known as "crape murder. However, the belief that only significant growth bears blooms is incorrect, while new growth yields more flowers than old vegetation. You can trim crape myrtles to assist the tree's shape and remove undesirable or ugly growth on occasion. They are disease-resistant.

These plants have a history of growing in America. They have been here for over 150 years. Their unique name is "Lilac of the South." They are fresh, breezy, and gorgeous trees that convert landscapes into large masses of lengthy blue or pink flowers in early summer from June through October. These crepe myrtle plants, once established, will only bloom during hot, dry weather and will thrive even in the hottest climates. All of the plants are woody or large shrubs and can reach over 100 feet.  The crepe myrtle plant for sale is the most suitable variety of plants for you. Grab the opportunity and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage around you. 

 Best Time to Harvest: June to October

Water: Drought tolerance when established

Zone: cold hardy 6-9

Height at Maturity: 80-100 feet tall

Sun Exposure: Partial shade in full sun

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Creeping myrtle, or Vinca minor, is often referred to as the common or lesser periwinkle.
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6
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grow-zone:
Planting Zones 6-9
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$9.99 - Ships Fall
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  • 5
    Crepe myrtle

    Great crepe myrtles.

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