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Plant Characteristics

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

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 a free fertilizer packet.

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Lagerstroemia x 'Plum Magic'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Plum Magic™ Crapemyrtle online. This magical plant has a great trick to show off. The foliage starts out reddish purple then turning to green as summer approaches. Then to top that off it is loaded with fuchsia pink blooms that will totally cover the plant. This plant also has exfoliating cinnamon colored bark in the winter. Part of the First Editions® Magic™ Series of crapemyrtles.

Mature Height:

5-6 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Lythraceae · Common Name: Crapemyrtle

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 6866

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 9791

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10772

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 6867

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 8210

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
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SKU: 7304

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
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