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Lagerstroemia 'Delta Fusion' (Crape Myrtle)

Crape Myrtle 'Delta Fusion', Crapemyrtle 'Delta Fusion', Lagerstroemia indica 'Delee' PPAF


Noted for its unique foliage, Lagerstroemia 'Delta Fusion' (Crape Myrtle) is a semi-dwarf, deciduous shrub or small tree with abundant clusters of dark pink flowers at its branch tips from summer to fall. They stand out against the dark burgundy foliage of curved leaves, which hold their rich tone, even through hot summers. Attracting strong attention from onlookers, this Crape Myrtle makes a great specimen or foundation plant. 

  • Grows up to 8-12 ft. tall (240-360 cm) and 4-6 ft. wide (120-180 cm). Good for small gardens.
  • A full sun to part shade lover, this plant is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Drought and heat tolerant.
  • Good disease and pest resistance.
  • Perfect as a specimen plant or for foundation plantings. Effective as a screen or informal hedge in mild winter areas. 
  • Lagerstroemia indica species is native to Temperate and Tropical Asia.
  • Find where this species is invasive in the United States.
  • Discover beautiful U.S. native plant alternatives.

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 – 10
Climate Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, H1, H2
Plant Type Shrubs, Trees
Plant Family Lagerstroemia - Crape Myrtles
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 8' – 12' (240cm – 3.6m)
Spread 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 7 – 10
Climate Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, H1, H2
Plant Type Shrubs, Trees
Plant Family Lagerstroemia - Crape Myrtles
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 8' – 12' (240cm – 3.6m)
Spread 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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