Lagerstroemia indica &

Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit III'

Pink Velour® Crape Myrtle

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  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
    (Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
  • Guaranteed locally grown
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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Pink Velour Crape Myrtle is a compact multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with exfoliating bark and unique color.   The foliage emerges wine red and matures to dark purplish-green before turning orange-brown in fall.  The large vibrant pink panicles bloom in summer on new wood.  Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil.  Highly resistant to powdery mildew.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

8 - 10'

Spread: 

8’ - 10'

Spacing: 

8'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Water Regularly.  Prune back in spring before bloom to promote flowers.  It can be susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew.  Watch for aphids and scale. 
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardensUrban Gardens, Foundation Planting, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Indian HawthornHydrangeaAgastache

Image: Photo by David J. Stang, Lagerstroemia Pink Velour 3zzCC BY-SA 4.0

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