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Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle

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$36.99
  • Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle is composed of pink blooms and dark burgundy leaves
  • Matures to 4-6' wide by 8-12' tall
  • Hardy in USDA Zones 7 - 10
  • Plant in full sun to partial shade areas
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Description

The Delta Jazz® Crape Myrtle blooms brilliantly with clusters of beautiful pink flowers that contrast vividly against its unique dark burgundy cupped leaves. This small, versatile tree has a semi-dwarf growth habit, only reaching 8-12' H x 4-6' W. This crape myrtle makes a stunning garden accent and will bring color from mid-summer into fall. Once established, Delta Jazz crepe myrtle is low maintenance and carefree. Plant this crape myrtle in well-drained garden soil and fertilize in early spring with slow-release granular fertilizer.

*The Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle is a deciduous/semi-evergreen plant that will go dormant during winter. Therefore, if you order this plant in the fall or winter, expect seasonal foliage decline (discoloration, spots, leaf drop) or the plant to arrive completely dormant.

Planting tips for Acid Loving Plants

Care & Use

Getting Started: Understanding Your New Plant

Review your plant's information on our website or the tag that comes with it. Be mindful of sunlight preferences, soil type, and spacing needs.

Our plants are adaptable but grow best in the correct USDA Zones. Click here to learn more about your USDA Zone.

Planting Instructions

Dig a Hole

First, dig a hole three times the width of the root ball of your plant. This makes it easier for the root system to spread out quickly. Dig the hole deep enough that your plant will sit level with or slightly above the ground around it.

Amend Your Soil

Mix your native soil with rich gardening soil to provide extra nutrients and support plant growth. If your soil is clay-heavy, we recommend mixing your native clay soil with equal parts of Pine Bark mulch to improve drainage and the overall breathability of your soil.

Place Your Plant

Examine the roots. If they appear tightly bound, gently coax them apart; this ensures they can spread into the new soil. Place your plant in the hole so the top of the rootball is even with the surrounding soil—Backfill around it with the amended soil mixture. The roots need access to oxygen for your plant to thrive, so do not cover the rootball; place soil around it.

Mulch Your Plants

Top the soil beneath your plant with 3-4 inches of mulch to help it retain moisture. Be careful not to cover the rootball - your new plants roots need access to oxygen.

Water Your Plant

Soak the plant with a hose afterward to hydrate the plant, as well as get the soil and mulch situated. Develop a regular watering schedule based on your plant's needs and local weather patterns. Remember, over watering is just as, if not more, harmful than under watering.

Spacing Recommendations

How to Space Your Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle

Plant your Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle 3-4 feet apart for a seamless planting. Otherwise, space them 4-5+ feet apart for gaps between plants.

  • Scientific Name
    Lagerstroemia hybrid 'Chocolate Mocha' PP21540
  • Hardiness Zone
    7, 8, 9, 10
  • Sun Exposure
    Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Evergreen or Deciduous
    Deciduous
  • Features
    Deer Resistant, Flowering, Sun Loving, Winter / Fall Foliage Color
  • Feature Color
    Green, Pink
  • Uses
    Xeriscaping, Container, Hedge, Specimen
  • Water Needs
    Medium
  • Bloom Season
    Fall, Summer

Growing Zones : 7, 8, 9, and 10

Map of USDA Zones 7-10
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Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle

$36.99

The Delta Jazz® Crape Myrtle blooms brilliantly with clusters of beautiful pink flowers that contrast vividly against its unique dark burgundy cupped leaves. This small, versatile tree has a semi-dwarf growth habit, only reaching 8-12' H x 4-6' W. This crape myrtle makes a stunning garden accent and will bring color from mid-summer into fall. Once established, Delta Jazz crepe myrtle is low maintenance and carefree. Plant this crape myrtle in well-drained garden soil and fertilize in early spring with slow-release granular fertilizer.

*The Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle is a deciduous/semi-evergreen plant that will go dormant during winter. Therefore, if you order this plant in the fall or winter, expect seasonal foliage decline (discoloration, spots, leaf drop) or the plant to arrive completely dormant.

Planting tips for Acid Loving Plants

Pot size

  • 2 Gallon
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