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Lagerstroemia indica 'Peppermint Lace'/Peppermint Lace Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Peppermint Lace' / Lagerstroemia indica 'Peppermint Lace'
Bi-color flowers of red petals with white margins
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Bi-color flowers of red petals with white margins

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Peppermint Lace'
Common Name: Peppermint Lace Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: A nice bi-colored red variety. The "Southern Lilac" blooms for 3 to 4 months in the warm part of the year. The autumn color of some can be outstanding. Prune in late winter and remove the spent flower heads immediately after flowering to extend the blooming period. Susceptible to powdery mildew, cercospora leaf spot and crape mytrle aphids.