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Crapemyrtle Flowering Colors

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Crapemyrtle comes in several beautiful colors. Colors range from red and pink to lavender and white. It is usually best to use only one color in each cluster.
Crepemyrtle Comes in Many Colors

Crepemyrtle Comes in Many Colors

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For strong growth and abundant flowering, plant crape myrtle in full sun. Heavy shade will reduce growth and flowering and will increase disease problems such as sooty mold on the foliage and powdery mildew on the flower buds and young growth. Large shade trees will also compete with the crape myrtle for moisture, causing poor growth and flowering. Lack of sunlight and moisture are the common causes of poor growth and flowering.

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