Pink Crepe Myrtle

Pink Crepe Myrtle

Bloom Season:
Summer
Bloom Color:
Pink
Height At Maturity:
Over 20 Feet
Categories:
Shrubs
Zone:
6-8
grow-zone:
Planting Zones 6-8
Ships:
November Through April
Exposure:
Full Sun
Exposure:
Sun And Shade
Usage:
Border Plants
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Shipped As:
Bare root

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Pink Crepe Myrtle

 

Pink Crepe Myrtle: It stands at just over twenty feet, but the pink crepe myrtle is, indeed, a deciduous shrub and not a tree. TN Nursery customers go wild over this species, and we sell hundreds of crepe myrtles in an array of vivid colors every year.

 

Pink crepe myrtle will bloom during the mid-summer, providing true pink color after many other blooming trees finish their seasonal display of color.

 

While the pink crepe myrtle is native to Asia--China and Korea--American gardeners love this shrub.

 

What's not to love?

 

It grows well in the warmer USDA growing zones; blooms for several weeks in the summertime; is mold-, mildew-, and disease-resistant. Finally, they are cold- and heat-hardy. They are prevalent in the mid-south, where winter weather is frigid, and summers bring scorching heat.

 

The Pink Crepe Myrtle Will Steal Your Heart

 

The eye-popping shade of pure pink adorns the landscape across the south during the peak heat. Large clusters of petite pink florets give the appearance of one enormous flower. The blooms last a month to six weeks, making them coveted by gardeners.

 

The shrub has several upright branches with slight dips and curves that make a graceful shape. Some gardeners prune it during its early development to make it appear more tree-like. On the other hand, others allow it to follow its own course and form a bushier shape.

 

The bright green oval leaves are small (under two inches long) but plentiful. They grow into a dense, well-shaded canopy.

 

The bark is light and has a slightly rough texture--not entirely smooth, but also not rough. The bark sloughs off during the summer, especially after the blossoms finish their display.

 

Those beautiful pink crepe myrtle flowers turn to an abundance of one-inch or smaller brown pods that provide many seeds.

 

Pink Crepe Myrtle Attracts Wildlife Galore

 

Pollinators find the breathtaking, bright pink blossoms irresistible. You will likely notice pollinating insects, like bees, moths, dragonflies, and butterflies, feasting on the nectar of your pink crepe myrtle.

 

During the cold months of winter, wild birds rely on crepe myrtle pods for nutrition. You will see them working to crack open the pods and extract those seeds--it will be fun to watch.

 

Order Your Pink Crepe Myrtle From TN Nursery Today

 

TN Nursery grows the most vigorous and best of this species--order your pink crepe myrtle today.

 

 

 

 

 

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  • 5
    5 pink crepe myrtle

    Posted by Deborah Bereznak on Mar 08, 2022

    The 5 pink crepe myrtle arrived a few days after ordering. Much larger than I expected. Nicely packaged for shipping. They look healthy. Now planted and staked. Looking forward to them lining the street and doing well.

  • 4
    Pink Crape Myrtle

    Posted by Natalie Lauren on Jan 23, 2022

    The thick flowers during springtime would never fail you to every time it starts to flourish. I am loving my lone shrub that has been blooming for so long.

  • 5
    PINK VELOUR CREPE MYRTLE

    Posted by Wilson Woods on Jan 08, 2022

    I was able to established 4 of this kind in my garden and is thriving very well. I have decided to add four more in my farmhouse. TN Nursery is still my best choice. Thank you TN nursery

  • 5
    PINK VELOUR CREPE MYRTLE

    Posted by Wilson on Jan 07, 2022

    I have this in the frontyard and made an amazing accent. Am happy when it blooms continuously.. I have placed more orders and it is thriving well. So excited to watch it flourish in springtime. Thank you TN nursery you never failed me.

  • 5
    Beautiful and healthy

    Posted by Ian Yates on Jan 06, 2022

    I bought 10 of these from Tn Nursery around five years ago they are now 12 to 15 foot tall and have amazing blooms every year I ordered 20 more this year they all came in healthy. Thank you Tn nursery.

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates

Ships November through April