Purple Crepe Myrtle
- Latin Name- Lagerstroemia Indica Hardy Planting Zone-6-9 Mature Height- 15-25 Width- 10-20 Sun or Shade- Prefers Full Sun to Partial Sun
Purple Crepe Myrtles
Purple Crepe Myrtles will make a lawn or garden burst with color when they are in bloom. They will have beautiful purple blooms that will brighten any area. These trees also do great in creating beautiful borders around a property. These trees do amazingly well in moist and well-drained soils. The Purple Crepe Myrtle makes a great statement when they are in bloom. Planting these beautiful trees is a great way to bring in lots of color to a garden or natural area, and they also look amazing when planted on a lawn or other landscape. They work extremely well when creating a border along long sidewalks and driveways. These trees provide gorgeous flowers to enjoy during the summer months, and if the weather is right, they can bloom on into the early part of fall. The flowers show up on the ends of the limbs in large and small clusters. The clusters are made of small purple flowers and look amazing. These flowers attract bees, hummingbirds and also a variety of butterflies when they are in bloom. This is an easy tree to let grow and maintain and does not take any special care. These are loves by homeowners and landscapers. These make wonderful ornamental trees and can be trimmed and kept to the desired height for all garden areas and lawns. The elegant purple crepe myrtle tree remains a highly decorative addition to any landscape. This tree grows to about 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide. The royal purple crepe myrtle prefers full sun. It grows swiftly to provide your landscape with the darkest color of purple available in myrtle trees. You will enjoy the delicate scent of the blossoms on this attractive tree when they bloom in early June. The purple crepe myrtle tree can also be grown as a shrub if it is pruned a bit. So you don’t need a large yard to enjoy this colorful tree.