Pink Velour Crape Myrtle -

(Lagerstroemia hybrid 'Pink Velour')


Other Common Names: Crepe Myrtle, Crapemyrtle, Crape Myrtle
Family: Lythraceae Genus: Lagerstroemia Species: hybrid Cultivar: 'Pink Velour'
Pink Velour Crape MyrtlePink Velour Crape Myrtle Planted · 11 years ago
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Plant Type: Tree

Temp / Zone: Zone 6A · -10° to -5° F, Zone 6B · -5° to 0° F, Zone 7A · 0° to 5° F, Zone 7B · 5° to 10° F, Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Sun, Morning Shade / Evening Sun

Soil Type: Loam

Soil Drainage: Moderately Drained

Water Needs: Average

Level of Care: Average

Growth Rates: Fast

Flower Color: Soft Pink

Attracts: Visual Attention

Foliage Color: Burgundy

Average Width: 8' to 10'

Average Height: 8' to 10'

Season of Color: Fall Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Blooms

Resistant To: Drought, Heat, Salt Tolerant

Landscape Uses: Entryway, Focal Point Specimen, Mass Planting, Tree Form Shrub

Growth Habits: Bushy, Rounded, Upright, Vertical

Soil pH: 6.5, 7, 7.5

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That just won't do! Report An Inaccuracy. - Buy Plants Trees Shrubs Online Buy Trees » · Gardenality Genius · Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F · Comment About Pruning
Crape myrtles do not have to be pruned. However, if you want to form a nice tree with a full canopy and heavier flowering, pruning is required. Rather than go into all the details here about pruning a crape myrtle tree I'll just post a link to an article I wrote that provides detailed instructions for a method I've used successfully for 25 years:

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