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Crape Myrtle Lagerstroemia 'JD900' EARLY BIRD WHITE

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Phonetic Spelling
la-ger-STROH-mee-ah
Description

Early Bird White Crape Myrtle is a deciduous shrub or small tree with a attractive white blooms that last from May until the first frost.  It is an early bird because it starts blooming much earlier than other crape myrtles.  Plant this shrub in full sun in well-drained evenly moist soils.  In cooler climates they may die back to the ground but in southern areas they can be planted as informal hedges as their branches remain erect through the winter.  Use it as a specimin or plant in small groups, makes an exellent spemin with its showy flowers.

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Lagerstroemia
    Family:
    Lythraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 5 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    6-feet-12 feet
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    White showy flowers appear on new wood. Too much fertilizer can lead to lush growth and less flowers.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Gray
    Light Brown
    Bark Description:
    Gray bark exfoliates revealing inner bark that is tan to beige
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Patio
    Small Space
    Design Feature:
    Flowering Tree
    Hedge
    Small groups
    Small Tree
    Specimen