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Lagerstrormia indica Mimie Fuchsia (Crape Myrtle)


A new introduction creates sensational colour from June to October.
The profusion of fuchsia pink florets up to 30cm (12") long will take your breath away as they smother this easy-going, slightly weeping plant all summer and into the autumn. Perfect as ground cover for your borders and containers or trained as a hedge or a standard.
Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 1m (40"). Spread 1.8m (6'). Fully hardy perennial. Supplied in 9cm pots.

Flower Colour
Pink

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Prairie Style planting

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Perennials

Other
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Ideal for Beginners, NEW This Year, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Autumn, Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
180cm (72")

Height
100cm (40")

Lagerstroemia

Soil

Fertile well-drained

Position

Sun

Flowering

Summer and Autumn

Additional Information

Once established Lagerstroemia are generally drought tolerant although will benefit from watering during prolonged periods of dry weather. Provide an annual feed with a general-purpose fertiliser during spring as soon as foliage is evident. Most Lagerstroemia should only require pruning is they are growing unevenly or if they look untidy.

Delivery Date: 01 Aug 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
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