Sizzling color combo!Easy-care, no-fuss, reliably stunning color is no problem for sizzling Sunset Magic Crape Myrtle.Start with the flowers. Sunset Magic has true red flowers, not a ‘deep red-pink’ or ‘violet-red’ or even ‘reddish’. This is the red you want in a ‘red’ flower. And it’s not just a few – these large, crinkled, ruffled flowers cover the entire shrub and flowers more heavily than most other dark leaved crapes.Speaking of dark leaved – Sunset Magic has deep purple-black leaves that will hold their deep color late into the summer. They are flatter and more lustrous than other crape myrtles, too, which only makes the red flowers stand out better!These are highly resistant to typical Crape Myrtle issues, like Cercospora, and make great replacement shrubs for other purple-leaved plants that are less hardy (we’re looking at you purple-leaved plums).Sunset Magic is easy to keep short with good pruning, but it only reaches 5’-10’ tall naturally, so it will already fit into even small gardens without a problem.For a stunning garden effect plant these with white flowered crapes or yellow daylilies. All you need is a sunny location and good drainage and you’ll have a picture-worthy garden in no time!* True red flowers * Easy care* Fast grower to 10’ tall* Almost black leaves* Great for small gardens.
Very Red and Very Ruffled!Looking for something distinctly different in a crepe myrtle? Look no further than Ruffled Red Magic crepe myrtle. This new crepe myrtle has all of the great traits you love about your other crepe myrtles, but with a few HUGE new features.This compact plant blooms all summer with carnation-like glowing red flowers that stand out in stark contrast to the lustrous dark green foliage. And the foliage? When the flower show stops in late summer the leaves take over by turning a deep orange-red in the fall.Like others in the Magic series of crepes myrtles, Ruffled Red reblooms in late summer if the first flush of flowers is deadheaded. The plant is a strong upright grower, but compact with dense branching. It makes a great summer screen or foundation planting. It is also resistant to leaf spot and powdery mildew, which is quite a breeding accomplishment in red crepes.If you’ve never grown a crepe myrtle, this is the one to start with. Simple to grow and a garden showstopper, you will be forever happy that you planted one (or several!) of these beauties. Plant them with other bright flowers or shrubs in deep green. Let them draw the eye to some great piece of garden art or hide an architectural flaw. They are great on their own and in groups. They even succeed in large containers on your porch.* First Editions® Plants* Striking red flowers* Reblooms* Very disease resistant.
Stunning White Edged BloomsCrape Myrtle Peppermint, Lagerstroemia indica ‘Peppermint Lace’, displays a profusion of stunning blooms throughout summer. The large clusters of white-edged candy-pink flowers appear in July and beyond!The foliage is dark green (sometimes a deep olive) and has oval leaves. Peppermint Crape Myrtle is a vigorous grower, is easy to keep healthy, and resists mildew even in humid climates.This variety is a semi-dwarf, so it doesn’t take up quite the space of the traditional varieties. The Peppermint Crape Myrtle can be planted and left to its own devices, or it can be pruned to a shorter h eight, or even into tree form.It works well in a hedge or in a grouping, but it is mostly about the later-season flower show! This crape myrtle attracts bees and butterflies, too. Plant them parallel to driveways, along sidewalks or paths; they are especially dramatic below second-story decks and balconies because the flowers appear on the crown.* Dark green foliage* Attracts butterflies and bees* Candy pink flowers.
The Victor Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica ‘Victor’) is a dwarf variety that grows 3 to 4 feet tall and wide, which makes it a great choice if you want to bring big color into a small area.The deep red blossoms start in June, and bloom through to September. The leaves turn a vibrant orange-red in the fall.The exfoliating bark is displayed in the winter once the leaves drop, giving you unique looks to your winter landscape. The Victor Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings.It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover. Crape Myrtle is easy to grow and if they are used for hedges, plant them 2 to 3 feet apart..
The Rhapsody in Pink Crape Myrtle PP16616 (Lagerstroemia indica x ‘Whit VIII’) is a hardy crape myrtle that is resistant to powdery mildew, and drought tolerant!The new leaves emerge a deep burgundy color, then fade to green as summer arrives, providing a lovely contrast to the pale pink flowers. The blooms persist through the summer into the fall.The Rhapsody in Pink Crape Myrtle PP16616 is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings. It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover.Crape myrtle leaves are oval and 1 to 2 inches long; they are bronze-colored when they first unfold in the spring and become yellow, orange or red before falling late in autumn. Crape Myrtles are easy to grow, and if they are used for hedges, plant them 4 to 5 feet apart.* Hardy* Specimen* Excellent fall color.
The Tonto Crape Myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tonto’, is known to be the best cold hardy, red crape myrtle variety available!This offering from the National Arboretum is a vigorous grower that grows 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide. The Tonto Crape Myrtle is valued mainly for its long period of striking summer flowers. Large clusters of red flowers appear on the tips of new branches beginning in early summer and continue into fall. In autumn, the leaves transition to a brilliant shades of orange and red.The fine, tan, exfoliating bark is exposed during the winter months, giving wonderful winter interest to your landscape. The Tonto Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings.It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover. Tonto Crape Myrtles are easy to grow and if they are used for hedges, plant them 4 to 5 feet apart.* Cold hardy* Striking summer flowers* Winter interest* Fall Colors* Disease Resistance * Waterwise .
Coral Pink Flowers in Early SummerCrepe Myrtles are graceful shrubs. They are the highlights of the early summer garden with flowers that are richly colored and lavishly crinkled. First Edition Plants has introduced an exciting new form of crepe myrtle – the Magic Series.Coral Magic (Lagerstroemia ‘Coral Magic’ PP23,922) is loaded with salmon-pink flowers that are unique and eye-catching. The dense shrub is covered in glossy red foliage that turns a dark green as the summer progresses. These healthy growers can reach 6 – 10 feet tall and wide, so plant them in a place with room to grow.Besides their graceful beauty and uniquely colored flowers, Coral Magic – like all the shrubs in the Magic series – has excellent resistance to leaf spot and powdery mildew. This means less spraying, less coddling and more enjoying.Equally beautiful on its own as a specimen plant or in a mixed shrub border. Just give it full sun and plenty of water to get it established and it will reward you with years of carefree blooms. Try it with white or blue companion flowers for an unforgettable look. Order yours today!* Free flowering * Unique salmon-pink blooms * Nice natural shape.
Romantic elegance for your garden!Crape Myrtles always add elegance and form to a garden, as well as great summer flower color at eye-level. Acoma Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica x faueri ‘Acoma’) is a full, thick shrub that is often pruned to become a 7 foot tall and wide tree that makes a striking statement shrub. Crape Myrtles are often tree-like, but Acoma is a nice rounded shrub. This means that when it is pruned into a tree form (as it is most often) it has a full head that can be wider than it is tall, giving the shrub a stunning bouquet-of-flowers look. The pure white crinkled and ruffled flower clusters hang a little lower than other crapes, to a very romantic effect. The flowers come on strong in mid-summer and last to fall. The leaves bust out light green in the spring, darkening-up in the summer and then turning deep jewel-tone shades of red and purple in the fall. As the tree ages the bark gets a gorgeous “peeling” look to it, making it very interesting all winter. Highly resistant to disease and mildews, Acoma always looks clean and healthy. Acoma Crape Myrtle trees will grow and thrive even in the hottest and driest gardens, loving the heat and resistant to drought once they are established. The season long flowers and dramatic and beautiful foliage make this a romantic showstopper in the garden. It’s guaranteed to add a little glamour to your home from spring through the first frosts. Nature Hills has the best Acoma Crape Myrtle’s for sale, but they’re so popular they don’t last long! * Long-blooming pure white flowers* Disease resistant and always looks clean and healthy* Excels in hot, sunny locations* Drought resistant.
The Pink Ruffles Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica ‘Pink Ruffles’) displays a vast array of ruffled, pink blossoms from early summer until frost!This is a medium sized deciduous shrub or small tree that is covered with panicles of crinkly pink blossoms from June until September. In the fall, the green leaves turn vibrant shades of orange and red. During the winter months, upright stems are on display with grey-brown, exfoliating bark. This medium sized shrub truly gives you four seasons of interest!The Pink Ruffles Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings. It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover.It can be planted as a specimen or in groups. Pink Ruffles Crape Myrtle is easy to grow and needs full sun and well drained soil. Allow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.* Ruffled pink flowers* Excellent fall color* Easy to grow.
Finally a crape myrtle for the little garden! It’s hard not to fall instantly in love with crape myrtles. The soft flowers in saturated hues busting out in the very hottest days of summer. You see them standing tall as hearty street trees, peeking over fences in well-manicured neighborhoods and providing lush backdrops for business center flower beds. Unfortunately, all of those places have tons of space and plenty of room for these big shrubs to grow to their full potential. What if you love the flowers, but don’t have the space? What if you need something for the front of the border, not the back? Say hello to Sacramento Weeping Crape Myrtle (Lagerstromia indica ‘Sacramento’). This lovely shrub tops out at 2-3 feet tall and just as wide, but it doesn’t skimp on any of the traits so beloved in its bigger brothers. Shimmering clusters of crepe-de-chine flowers? Check.Flower color as saturated as dip-dye? (In this case a rich rose-pink.) Check.Healthy and easy to care for? Check.Laughs at hot summer days? Check.Now add to that list excellent performance in containers, as a groundcover and as a front-of-the-border plant and you’ve got a winner on your hands. No matter the size of your garden, you can have crape myrtles blooming and thriving. Order Sacramento Weeping Crape Myrtle today!* Easy care* Rich green leaves and luscious rose-pink flowers* True dwarf with full sized flower power* Great in containers.
Over 100 days of blooms!Everything about the Sioux Crape Myrtle tree is colorful – the leaves, the flowers, the bark. This tree will be a beacon in your landscape all year round.The show starts in the spring with a flush of beautiful green leaves. This is quickly followed by dark pink flowers that bloom continuously through the hottest part of summer without batting an eye. They keep coming all the way through the fall, too. As the flowers are fading the leaves turn stunning shades of red and purple. Even when they drop they tree is beautiful. The sloughing bark peels from dark brown to beige giving the trunks a marbled look.This is an exceptionally hardy sioux pink crape myrtle. It blooms farther north than many other crape myrtles. (It will even thrive under a blanket of ice and snow!) It is also heat tolerant and drought and disease resistant. It is tolerant of almost any soil type and flourishes where other flowering shrubs won’t.Lagerstroemia sioux crape myrtle is a perfect size for any garden. They don’t get too big or stay too small. They fit under utility lines with no problem.Being a crape myrtle, you can expect a long-lived shrub that will consistently give you a beautiful deep green leaves and clouds of flowers every year with no fuss. You can trim the branches in late fall or early winter before the flower buds set. ‘Sioux’ will reward you with over 100 days of blooms during the season.Don’t miss having this gold-medal winning pink stunner in your landscape this year. These are available right now. Don’t wait!* Very hardy in cold and heat* Dependable garden performer* Striking pink color* Faithful summer flowers.
Great New Color in a Classic Garden Shrub! It’s always great when a shrub that you know and love gets a new look. The Coral Crape Myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica ‘Tuscarora’, is a fresh look that will breathe new life into your garden. Still a trusted and hardy garden staple, this new color of Crape Myrtle is decidedly unique. Crape myrtles are often seen in shades of purple, white, red and pink – ranging from hot pink to pale pink and lavender to deep red. This new color strikes a decidedly different note. It’s not red or pink. It is a striking salmon color that is definitely on point for garden color palettes right now.The Tuscarora Crape Myrtle is a perfect blend of pink, orange and red, this coral color can be combined in some great combos for your landscape. For a modern look, try it with gray-leaved plants like agave or dusty miller. It really pops with yellows, like coreopsis, or lavenders and pale blues, like salvias and germander. Of course this is a crape myrtle, so you can expect a long-lived shrub that consistently gives you a beautiful full head of deep green leaves and clouds of flowers every year with very little fuss. Trim the branches in late fall or early winter before the flower buds set and you will be treated with a gorgeous show come summer. Tuscarora Crape Myrtle is resistant to most of the pests and diseases that plague older types of crape myrtles, too, which just adds to its usefulness. Be bold and bring this striking color home today! * Dependable garden performer * Striking new color * Faithful summer flowers.
The Siren Red® Crape Myrtle PP14975 (Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit VII’) has dark red flowers, darker than any other crape myrtle so far.This introduction by Dr. Carl Whitcomb, produces new leaves that emerge a deep burgundy in the spring, quickly changing to dark green.The deep red flowers (sometimes described as “oxblood red”) start in late spring and bloom all summer long. The Siren Red® Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings.It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover.Crape myrtle leaves are oval and 1 to 2 inches long; they are bronze-colored when they first unfold in the spring and become yellow, orange or red before falling late in autumn.Crape Myrtles are easy to grow and if they are used for hedges, plant them 4 to 5 feet apart.* Easy to grow* Attractive shrub* Stunning dark red flowers.
The Snow Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica ‘Snow’) is a compact white crape myrtle and the show begins when it displays clusters of white blooms starting in June and lasting through September!It is a great choice for areas where space is limited, as it tops out at 6 feet tall and only 5 feet wide. Not only will you enjoy the blooms all summer long, you will see a lovely display of orange-red leaves in the fall.In the winter months, the bare branches will display an attractive brown to gray bark. The Snow White Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings.It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover. Crape Myrtles are easy to grow and if they are used for hedges, plant them 2 to 3 feet apart.* Attractive bark* Lovely fall color* Easy to grow.
The Violet Filli Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica ‘Violet Filli’) was introduced by Fleming’s Flower Field, and grows to only 1 foot in height and spread.This small crape myrtle packs a lot of color in a small space. This compact variety is filled with lovely, violet blossoms starting in spring and lasting all summer.This variety works great when planted in groups, and is ideal for border planting. Other uses for this bright plant would be for mass plantings, as a specimen, as a ground cover, in containers, and for edging.The Filli has good resistance to deer and rabbits. This plant blooms from mid-July to frost on new wood. .