Purple Cow™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia hybrid 'GAMAD IX' Plant Patent #23,560

Item 410132S


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USDA Zone:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

This mid-size, compact shrub features beautiful, deep purple flower clusters set against dark green foliage. Its upright habit and plentiful blooms add contrast to the landscape. A perfect choice as a specimen, container accent, or for mass plantings. Tolerates mild drought when established in the landscape. Deciduous.

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Price: $55.00
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Average Size at Maturity
Slowly reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia hybrid 'GAMAD IX' Plant Patent #23,560
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Long Bloom Season
Bloom Time: Summer into Fall
Flower Color: Purple
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Mediterranean ,   Cottage ,   Contemporary
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed in early spring. Thin young trees in late winter, leaving 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove emerging suckers from base of older trees.

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