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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Exfoliating
Brand*
  • Whitcomb Crapemyrtle
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
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*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • 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.

Interesting Notes

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BURGUNDY COTTON® CRAPEMYRTLE

Lagerstroemia indica 'Burgundy Cotton'
PP14438 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Burgundy Cotton® Crapemyrtle online. White flowers with yellow stamens, but pinkish under cool conditions. New growth is wine, then wine/green when flowering. Broad, upright growth, reaching 5 feet or more in one growing season. Mature height may reach 12 feet. High mildew resistance. Flowers early July and continues until first frost. Showy burgundy flower buds.Can be grown as a bush or multi-stem tree.An introduction from Dr.Carl Whitcomb of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Mature Height:

10-12 Feet

Mature Spread:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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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Purchase BURGUNDY COTTON® CRAPEMYRTLE Online

Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 12061

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
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Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$95.00

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