Amethyst King™ Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle
Common Name: Crapemyrtle
Variety: Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle Amethyst King™
Genus species: Lagerstroemia indica
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
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.