PURPLE CREPE MYRTLE - LAGERSTROEMIA
Purple Crepe Myrtle can grow in deep soil as well as more shallow, stressed soil options. This crepe myrtle can grow in heights of anywhere between fifteen and twenty-five feet and can grow as wide as twenty feet. Many varieties of crape myrtle exist from Apalachee, Twilight, Muskogee or Tonto. It produces beautiful flowers that are accented by its rich, thick bark that only adds to the beauty that this will give any home or garden. The bark also acts to protect the flowers and gives a lot of support to every bloom. This tree is the perfect choice if you plan to plant this in a hotter more humid climate, but will also thrive in a variety of temperatures. This shrub will give beauty and texture to any landscape. The crape myrtle does well in full sunlight or even partial shade as well as providing a little shade of its own. Use it as a border, or you can plant alone to make it a showpiece for any garden or yard. The rich color of the blooms will provide much visual appeal to a yard in need or enhance an already flourishing natural area. In addition, you can also use this the Purple Crepe Myrtle to plant in rows to create a natural fence between houses or just to create a border around the area. No matter your need, this tree, will fit the bill with its beauty, size and visual appeal. They are planted in the early spring and once planted need to be watered well around 5 times a week which will be lessened during colder, wetter weather. Alternatively they may be used as sun shades, they may also be placed beside paths or even simply as specimen plants for their natural beauty since their color makes them easily stand out against a fresh green foliage.
USDA Climate Zone: 2-10 Tree Height: 15-25 Feet Tree Width: 20 Feet Soil Type: Various Sun: Prefers Full to partial sun Ships As: Bareroot Plant