Crape Myrtle, Pink Ruffles


Description: Pink Ruffles Crape Myrtle displays a vast array of ruffled, pink blossoms from early summer until frost. In the fall, the green leaves turn vibrant shades of orange and red. During the winter months, upright stems are on display with grayish brown, exfoliating bark. This medium sized shrub, truly gives you 4 seasons of interest. The Pink Ruffles Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings. It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when under planted with a ground cover. Crape Myrtle are easy to grow and if they are used for hedges.

Common Name: Pink Ruffles Crape Myrtle

Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica ‘Pink Ruffles’

Type: Perennial, Shrub

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 4-5′ height, 3-5′ spread

Bloom Color: Pink

Bloom Period: Early Summer – Frost

Foliage Color: Green in Summer / Red-Orange in Fall

Landscape Use: Specimen, Mass Grouping, Hedge, Butterfly Garden

Soil: Moist, Well-Drained

Growth Rate: Moderate

Zone: 5 – 9

Companion Plants: Compact Holly, Abelia, Azalea, Butterfly Bush, Lilac. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.


 

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