"Currant" Jewel Crape Myrtle, 2 gallon
"Currant" Jewel Crape Myrtle, 2 gallon
"Currant" Jewel Crape Myrtle, 2 gallon
Mea Nursery

"Currant" Jewel Crape Myrtle, 2 gallon

Regular price $49.98 Sale price $59.95 Unit price per

Common Name: "Currant" Jewel Crape Myrtle

Flowering Ornamental Tree

 Botanical Name:  Lagerstroemia x 'Currant'
  • pink bloom clusters
  • 2 gallon container
  • repeat blooming
  • Green, glossy leaves 
  • Best Zone:  6 to 9
ITEM DESCRIPTION:
Shrouded in iridescent purple blossoms that are unlike any other, the Currant Jewel lives up to its name, delivering vibrant color that will shine like a gemstone in your garden.
Technically classified as a shrub, the Currant Jewel grows tall and vertical when left unpruned, giving you unmatched versatility. Attracting bees, birds, and butterflies for a graceful show, the Jewel brings elegance to your garden while resisting drought and humidity with ease.
PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCATION ON THE ZONE MAP. The zone determines where your shrub will best grow. 

  • Low Maintenance
  • Attracts Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees
  • Bloom Shape:  blooms formed into a cone shaped cluster of flowers
  • Bloom Time:  Spring - Summer
  • Fragrance:  No fragrance
  • Habit:  rounded
  • Foliage Color:  Green, glossy leaves 
  • Sun Tolerance:  Sun (> 6 hours sun) to part-sun (4-6 hours sun)
  • Watering Requirements:  Water regularly until established, but be careful not to overwater. Increase the watering frequency in periods of heat. 
  • Spacing:  plant 2 feet apart
  • Mature Height:  3 feet
  • Mature Width: 2 feet
  • Other Characteristics:  Resistant to humidity and drought
  • Pruning:  Pruning should be done about two months after it flowers. Cut the season’s recent shoots back to within three buds from the base. These buds will then bear the coming season’s new shoots and flowers.
 
   

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