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This stunning collection of Lagerstroemia Indica varieties is sure to impress. This has got to be one of the most stunning small tree varieties of all time. The classic tree shape, stunning colour, ornate trunk, frost-tolerant and low maintenance, it really is a great choice in most landscape garden applications. This variety is suitable as small feature tree, planted in a row as an informal screen or even in pots where space may be an issue, it is even a popular choice for creating colourful bonsai specimens. Lagerstroemia Sarusuberi Crepe Myrtle is commonly grown in a range of landscape and public space settings due to its compact growth, relatively small size, tough and hardy nature and obviously the spectacularly beautiful colour that covers the tree during the warmer months and throughout much of Autumn. Whilst the most common colour is purple, a range of variants have emerged in recent years that provide an exciting selection of colours to choose from. The variety Lagerstroemia Sarusuberi Crepe Myrtle is a selection of crossed interspecific varieties that have been identified to be a specific colour and with the seeds collected from relevant parent. In most cases the flower colour of Lagerstroemia Indica plants resemble the colour of their parents, however, due to the relatively ready cross-pollinating nature of this variety, difference in flower colour can occur, although is not particularly common. Fortunately, plant habits of this variety remain stable, with dense, compact growth even during periods of drought.
Advantages of Lagerstroemia Sarusuberi Crepe Myrtle
Masses of brilliant bright flowers
Frost-tolerant small tree
Ornate trunk and bark
Modern cultivar of popular Lagerstroemia Indica
3 - 5m height at maturity
3 - 6m apart is suitable planting distance
Prefers full sun
Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
Hardy deciduous small tree
Seed Sowing Instructions
Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
Seeds of this variety are best started in ~30mm Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden
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Premium seeds of Lagerstroemia Sarusuberi Crepe Myrtle, of selected pack type (flower colour and pack size)