Early Bird™ Crapemyrtle Purple

Early Bird™ Crapemyrtle Purple

Lagerstroemia hybrid 'JD827' PP22718

This early blooming crapemyrtle begins blooming in May, often as early as Mother's Day and much earlier than other June-July blooming crapemyrtles. Re-blooms in purple for 100-120 days of color.

Bloom/Feature

Purple blooms through summer and fall

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

0°F

Key Features

Deer Resistant, Reblooming

Flowering Season

Summer to Fall

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

5-8' H x 3-4' W

Pruning

After spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants