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Plant of the Month - July 2020

Updated: Jul 13


CRAPEMYRTLE (LAGERSTROEMIA INDICA)

· DECIDUOUS TREE FLOWERING FROM MAY TO SEPTEMBER. COLORS INCLUDE WHITE, RED, LAVENDER, PURPLE, PINK AND MAGENTA. BLOOMS DEVELOP INTO DISTINCTIVE SEED HEADS. COLORFUL, EXFOLIATING BARK IS APPARENT DURING WINTER MONTHS AFTER THE TREE HAS LOST ITS LEAVES.

· HEIGHT DEPENDS ON THE VARIETY.

· FLOWERS BEST IN FULL SUN.

· DROUGHT TOLERANT ONCE ESTABLISHED.

· GROWS WELL IN ANY KIND OF SOIL, AS LONG AS IT IS WELL-DRAINED.

· NOT DEER RESISTANT. NEED TO PROTECT UNTIL AMPLE HEIGHT IS ESTABLISHED.

VARIETIES AVAILABLE AT SOUTH TEXAS GROWERS:

BASHAM’S PARTY PINK, NATCHEZ WHITE, TUSCARORA WATERMELON RED, PURPLE, DYNAMITE RED, MISS FRANCES RED, BULOXI PINK

15 % OFF

(AVAILABLE IN 5 GALLONS, 15 GALLONS, 30 GALLONS)



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