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Amethyst King Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle

Common Name: Crapemyrtle

Variety: Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle Amethyst King™ 

Genus species: Lagerstroemia indica

Feature:

Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtles are a new series with stunning emerald green foliage crowned with masses of amethyst purple blooms. Low-maintenance and drought tolerant, Amethyst King Emeralds bring beauty to every landscape.

Bloom time: Early summer 'til first frost

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Zone 6

Size: 20' H x 15' W

Spacing: 2'

Water: Keep soil moist until established (usually 1 growing season) Mature plants are drought tolerant.

Prune: In late winter/early spring to desired shape

Plant Food: Apply slow release once per year in early Spring

Mulch: Keep a layer of mulch around the base of the plant year-round to conserve water and reduce weeds.

Ideas for Use: Amethyst King Emerald Empires create a statement tree for your landscape.