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Garnet Queen Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle

Common Name: Crapemyrtle

Variety: Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle Garnet QueenTM

Genus species: Lagerstroemia indica

Patent Info: PPAF

Feature:

Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtles are a new series with stunning emerald green foliage crowned with masses of garnet red blooms. Low-maintenance and drought tolerant, Garnet QueenTM Emeralds bring beauty to every garden.

Bloom time: Early summer 'til first frost

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Zone 6

Size: 12' H x 8' W

Spacing: 12'

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: Attractive flowering hedges or beautiful trees to line your driveway or fence, Emerald Empires are also perfect planted in decorative pots to place on your deck, porch or balcony.