Ruby Prince™ Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle
Common Name: Crapemyrtle
Variety: Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtle Ruby Prince™
Genus species: Lagerstroemia indica
Patent Info: PPAF
Emerald Empire® Crape Myrtles are a new series with stunning emerald green foliage draped with masses of ruby pink blooms. Low-maintenance and drought tolerant, Ruby Prince™ Emeralds bring beauty to every garden.
Bloom time: Early summer 'til first frost
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness: Zone 6
Size: 3' H x 2' 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: Attractive flowering hedges, Ruby Prince Emerald Empires are also perfect planted in decorative pots or hanging baskets to place on your deck, porch or balcony.