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Lagerstroemia GreatMyrtle™

First Zone-5 hardy Crepe Myrtle!

Choose from four delectable colors, Cotton Candy, French Vanilla, Red Velvet and Cherry Delight. All are available to ship in early April, in full bloom, or as a liner for finished production. Watch this innovative new plant bloom in your garden or on your patio all summer long. Great for use in the garden, zone 6 or warmer, or in planters as a patio accent. This groundbreaking new series is brought to you from the breeders at GardenGenetics®.

You will see GreatMyrtle™ size up to be 24” High by 36” wide, with multiple flowers forming all over it’s, well mounded and densely branched habit.

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GardenChoice is proud to work with a Network, comprised of the most reliable, horticultural companies from around the globe. Making GardenChoice™ plants readily available in many forms, from the highest quality Unrooted Cuttings or Tissue Culture, to varying sizes of liner trays, all the way up to 10” finished material, shipped direct from Florida. Click here to find out more, on how to order, any one of these fascinating new plants.


  • Earliest to flower Crepe Myrtle in the Market
  • Heavy flowering, from late June to heavy frost
  • Flowers on an umbrella-like canopy
  • Densely branched & sturdy
  • Die-back perennial, root-hardy to at least zone 5b
  • Minimal annual pruning required in the landscape
  • Can be sold in bloom for Mother’s Day from Florida-produced containers


Height: 24”
Spacing: 18-24″
Spread: 36”
Bloom Time: Summer long (late June thru frost)
Habit: Mounded
Light: Sun
Hardiness: Zone 5b (at least)

Available in four Great colors!

GreatMyrtle varieties

Lagerstroemia GreatMyrtle™ Cherry Delight

Vibrant, unrestrained cherry-red colored blossoms

Lagerstroemia GreatMyrtle™ French Vanilla

Rich and creamy, extremely showy, clean white flowers

Lagerstroemia GreatMyrtle™ Red Velvet

Bright and bold deep pink flowers

Lagerstroemia GreatMyrtle™ Cotton Candy

Cloud-like and fluffy, delicate pink flowers