Lagerstroemia indica &

Lagerstroemia indica 'Twilight Purple'

Twilight Purple Crape Myrtle

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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.

Twilight Purple Crape Myrtle is a large upright deciduous shrub with grey exfoliating bark with pinkish inner bark.  The foliage emerges bronze and matures to dark green before turning shades of orange to burgundy in fall.  The large true-purple panicles bloom on new wood from summer into fall.  Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil.  Twilight Purple is powdery mildew and drought tolerant.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

15' - 20'

Spread: 

12’ - 15'

Spacing: 

12'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

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 GardensFoundational Planting, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS:  HibiscusButterfly BushMagnolia

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