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Midnight Magic Crapemyrtle
The Most Heat Tolerant!

Midnight Magic Crapemyrtle

Trade Gallon (3qt)
Item # 30730
$34.95
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Blooms Continue for 3 Months or More!

Terrific resistance to leaf spot and powdery mildew
Plant Patent Applied For. Cultivar name: 'PIILAG-V'

The recent explosion in Crapemyrtle breeding has resulted in many new color combinations, plant habits, and disease resistances -- and none is more exciting than the First Editions® Magic™ series. Every variety in this series was selected for its ability to produce masses of blooms in rich, true colors on compact to intermediate sized shrubs.

The foliage also displays exciting new colors, as well as superb resistance to leaf spot and powdery mildew. Each Magic™ cultivar is unique, and together they demonstrate the sheer range and beauty of contemporary Crapemyrtles.The most heat-tolerant variety we have seen, Midnight Magic™ withstands sweltering southern summers without scorching a leaf! The rosy-pink blooms continue to arise in great numbers from midsummer through early fall, set against foliage that varies from darkest purple to richest burgundy.

Compact (just 4 to 6 feet high and wide), dense, and colorful, this shrub is simply stunning. Give it full sun and excellent soil drainage, and let Midnight Magic™ do the rest! Zones 6-9.

Genus Lagerstroemia
Variety 'PIILAG-V'
ppaf PPAF
ItemForm Trade Gallon (3qt)
Zone 6 - 9
BloomStartToEnd Mid Summer - Early Fall
Habit Compact
PlantHeight 4 ft - 6 ft
PlantWidth 4 ft - 6 ft
AdditionalCharacteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Fast Growing, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers
BloomColor Dark Pink, Rose
FoliageColor Burgundy, Purple
LightRequirements Full Sun
MoistureRequirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Bacterial Leaf Spot, Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Powdery Mildew
SoilTolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy, Poor, Sandy
Uses Border, Containers, Foliage Interest, Hedge, Ornamental
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Arizona