Early Bird™ Crapemyrtle Lavender

Lagerstroemia hybrids

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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 May-early June. Blooms 100-120 days.
Plant Type Trees
Evergreen or Deciduous Deciduous
USDA Zones 7,8,9,10
Zone Detail Hardy to 0°F
Key Features Reblooming, deer resistant
Use Accent, hedge, container
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Bloom Season Summer
Dimension 5-8' H x 3-4' W
Growth Rate Moderate to fast growth


Water Water as needed
Soil Type Well-drained garden soil
Fertilizer Early spring
Pruning Shape 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