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Early Bird Purple Crape Myrtle
Early Bird Purple Crape Myrtle

Lythraceae Lagerstroemia Hybrid Early Bird™ Purple JD827' PP22718

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Grows InZone 7A · 0° to 5° F through Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Disease, Heat
Flower ColorPurple, Lavender
BloomsSpring Blooms, Summer Blooms, Early Summer Blooms
Foliage ColorMedium Green
Average Height5' to 6', 6' to 8'
Average Width4' to 6', 6' to 8'
AttractsVisual Attention
FragrancesNone
Additional Information About Early Bird Purple Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia Hybrid 'Early Bird™ Purple JD827' PP22718' is a moderate growing shrub and tree that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 10B. It matures to an average height of 5 feet to 8 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 8 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. In the spring and summer Early Bird Purple Crape Myrtle produces purple and lavender flowers. The foliage is medium green in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, diseases and heat.

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Noteworthy Characteristics

If you love crape myrtles, you're gonna love Early Bird Purple. It's one of three in a unique series of semi-dwarf, early blooming crape myrtles. It's outstanding features and performance in the landscape earned it a spot in the the Southern Living Plant Collection! Whereas most crape myrtle start blooming in June at the earliest, the Early Bird Crape Myrtles start blooming a month earlier in May!

Uses

Early Bird Purple is useful in sunny areas of your landscape as a specimen or in groups to provide a larger splash of color. Also useful in flowering shrub borders or as a colorful natural hedge. 

Culture & Care Tips

Early Bird Purple is not picky about soil type provided the soil is well-drained. Full sun is preferred and results in heavier flower production. Light shade is tolerated but with diminished blooming. All varieties of Early Bird Crape Myrtles have shown very good resistance to powdery mildew.


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by Gina - Corpus Christi, TX

Crape Myrtle got here in great condition.Packed well. Planted right away and it has done great! Love the flower and leaf color! Looks just as pictured! Planted in sun with good drainage and its thriving! Thank you ToGoGarden.com for the great addition to my garden!


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by Nina - Hartford, CT

Thank you for my beautiful Crape Myrtle! I live in an area that has hard winters so i used burlap to help protect the trees. It has done well and looks beautiful! I am so happy! I would recommend this plant and website to anyone wanting quality plants! I am so impressed, excellent service!


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