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Lagerstroemia indica Lavender Lace

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lagerstroemia indica Lavender Lace Purple Crepe Myrtle,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Rounded

Description:
This dwarf form of Lagerstroemia can get up to 1m tall with a multi branched trunk. It is covered in a mass display of lavender crepe flowers throughout summer. Offers all round interest with autumn tones and a smooth mottled bark.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Does best in well drained slightly acidic soil. Keep the water up whilst tree establishes. If needed pruning can be done during winter, although usually not required.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lythraceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Orange
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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