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

0°F

Key Features

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

Flowering Season

Spring to Summer

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

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

In winter

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