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Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries


Lagerstroemia x 'PIILAG-VIII' PP27194 Plant propagation prohibited

TWILIGHT MAGIC™ CRAPEMYRTLE

Buy Twilight Magic™ Crapemyrtle online. Twilight Magic™ Crapemyrtle is a combination of deep plum-colored foliage and pink flowers that is purely is stunning. This upright, multi-stem tree really stands out in the landscape when it blooms. Even when not in flower, the dark foliage is handsome all on its own. An excellent alternative to purple leaf plums in areas where plums are defoliated by August. Resistant to Cercospora leaf spot and powdery mildew.

Height:

16-18 Feet

Spread:

10-15 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Exfoliating
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • First Editions
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Dark Pink
  • Hot Pink/Fuchsia
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Lagerstroemia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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