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Sunset Magic™ Crapemyrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Piilag-IX'

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Sunset Magic Crapemyrtle with purple foliage

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Sunset Magic™ Crapemyrtle

Sunset Magic™ Crapemyrtle is compact beauty that has large red inflorescences that cover the plant and put on quite the show against the dark foliage. Sunset Magic™ flowers more heavily than other dark-leafed red crapemyrtle on the market. The disease-resistant deep black-purple leaves are flat, lustrous, and hold their dark color into late summer.

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Sunset Magic™ Crapemyrtle

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  • Height: 6-8'
  • Width: 5-6'
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zone: 7-9
  • Heat Zone: 9
  • Shape: Upright
  • Flower Color: Orange


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