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Coral Magic Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Coral Magic' PP#23,922

Crape Myrtle Coral Magic Shrubs produce salmon-pink flowering, and form rounded, dense shrubs with full shape. Foliage emerges reddish-purple in color and eventually matures to rich, dark green, nicely setting off the bright flowers. Coral Magic Crape Myrtle will bloom again in late summer if the first flush of flowers are deadheaded. It has excellent resistance to leaf spot and powdery mildew, and is perfect to add a shot of summer color in a foundation planting or as an informal hedge.

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Crape Myrtle Coral Magic Shrubs are a semi-dwarf form of crape myrtle, blooming in early summer with salmon-pink flowers. It forms a rounded shrub, with a dense, full shape.

Hardiness Zone: 7-9
Mature Height: 6 to 10 feet
Mature Width: 6 to 10 feet
Classification: Semi-dwarf shrub form
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Deciduous, densely branched, multi-stemmed
Flower Color: Salmon-pink flowers in mid to late summer through the first frost.
Foliage: New growth emerges a rich reddish purple, eventually turning dark green.
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established.
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting . Small enough for a large containers on the patio.
Growzone: 7-9 Coral Magic Crape Myrtle Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Coral Magic Crape Myrtle

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Coral Magic Crape Myrtle Shrubs that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil, you may need to add a locally-sourced compost or topsoil to the backfill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a backfill soil for Coral Magic Crape Myrtle because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Coral Magic Crape spread through the loose, nutrient-rich soil much easier than if you used solely the existing soil, which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant too deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally-occurring, beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardener's best friend and can help guarantee your success.

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