Add midsummer interest with crimson buds that open to bright pink flowers with a crepe paper texture. Foliage goes through an impressive color change from season to season—starting as burgundy leaves in the spring and slowly turning a dark, purple-green and then to a dark orange in the fall. Enjoy these gorgeous flowers for a nice, long bloom season. Grey-brown bark exfoliates as it matures. Use as a focal point in any area of the landscape. Add to garden beds or use as a hedge to create a colorful screen. Pink Velour™ Crape Myrtle ships established in its own 1 gallon container. Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit III' (PP10319)
Winter Care:Mulch in cooler climates and remove in early spring before new growth starts.
Flower Form:Many small flowers bloom in terminal panicles on the current season's growth.
Foliage Type:Deciduous, glossy, green foliage. Foliage has bronzy cast in spring, bright green in summer, orange-red in the fall. Mildew resistant.
Pruning:Thin young trees in late winter to early spring. Make sure to leave 3-7 main trunks or canopy branches. Older trees prune only to remove suckers that have emerged from main trunks or ground. Prune in winter.
Soil Requirement:Well-drained, organically rich, moisture retentive soil. Becomes more drought tolerant with age.
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*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.