Early Bird™ Lavender Crapemyrtle

Lagerstroemia hybrid 'JD818' PP22697

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 lavender for 100-120 days of color.

Bloom/Feature

Lavender blooms late spring through fall

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

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Key Features

Compact Habit, Deer Resistant, Dwarf, Heat Tolerance, Reblooming

Flowering Season

Summer to Fall

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

6' H x 3-4' W

Pruning

After flowering 

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