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Plant Characteristics

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

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.

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SUNSET MAGIC™ CRAPEMYRTLE

Lagerstroemia x 'PIILAG-IX'
PP29325 Plant propagation prohibited

Breeder
Buy Sunset Magic™ Crapemyrtle online. Talk about a sizzling combination! This compact beauty has large red flowers that cover the plant. Sunset Magic™ flowers more heavily than other reds with dark foliage. Deep black-purple leaves are flat, lustrous and hold their dark color into late summer. Foliage has been disease-free to date.
  • New Item

Mature Height:

5-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

4-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

7-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Lythraceae · Common Name: Crapemyrtle

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • 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: 12875

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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Customer Testimonials

I appreciate your many varieties of plants any your guided choices for each particular zone. I feel safe with the information you are providing to your customers. I regret having ordered more plants from another nursery online before I found your website. The quality of plants and packaging they provided were complete opposite of what you have provided me. We are currently developing our front and back yards, so you can be assured that you have gained my trust in your nursery for my future orders.


Marina
Tyler, TX
November 2016

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