Emerald Empire Crapemyrtles have rich green foliage draped with jewel toned blooms from early summer til first frost. Garnet Queen™ is an intermediate grower with deep red blooms and stunning foliage in the fall.
Bloom time: Early summer 'til first frost
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness: Zone 6
Size: 10-12' H x 8-10' W
Water: Keep soil moist until established (usually 1 growing season). Mature plants are drought tolerant.
Prune: In late winter/early spring to desired shape
Plant Food: Apply slow release once per year in early Spring.
Mulch: Keep a layer of mulch around the base of the plant year-round to conserve water and reduce weeds.
Ideas for Use: Attractive flowering hedges or trees, Emerald Empires are also perfect planted in decorative pots to place on your deck, porch or balcony.