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Pink Velour Crape Myrtle
Bright pink blooms and burgundy-colored new growth!

Pink Velour Crape Myrtle

4-inch Pot
Item # 49747
$14.95
Buy 3+ at $12.95 ea
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Maroon seedpods split open to release winged seeds!

The blooms last for several months.
Plant Patent #10,319. Cv. 'Whit III'. Growing 10 to 12 feet at maturity, this lovely Crape Myrtle grabs everyone's attention with its bright pink blooms and distinctive burgundy-colored new growth that changes to dark purplish-green as the summer progresses.

'Pink Velour' is usually used as an ornamental tree or eye-catching centerpiece because of its exceptional color. The burgundy shades on the foliage is most visible along the edges of the leaves and along the veins. It almost seems to glow all around the edges when it's in sunlight! The blooms last for several months, and the maroon seedpods split open to release winged seeds. Gorgeous!

If you want this lovely Crape Myrtle to grow dense and low to the ground, it can be cut back and pruned to your liking. This is a truly wonderful, long-lasting garden treasure! Zones 6-9. Cannot ship to AZ.

Genus Lagerstroemia
Species indica
Variety 'Whit III'
PPAF PP#10,319
Item Form 4-inch Pot
Zone 6 - 9
Bloom Season Early Summer - Early Fall
Plant Height 10 ft - 12 ft
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Fall Color, Flower, Long Bloomers
Bloom Color Pink
Foliage Color Burgundy, Light Green, Purple
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Season Of Interest Fall, Summer
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Ornamental, Specimen
Restrictions Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico