Crape Myrtle 'White Lightning'
Crape Myrtle 'White Lightning'
Crape Myrtle 'White Lightning'
Crape Myrtle 'White Lightning'
Crape Myrtle 'White Lightning'
Crape Myrtle 'White Lightning'
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Introducing the Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree, a magnificent addition to any garden or landscape. With its stunning white blossoms and graceful form, this tree is sure to be a showstopper. Here are the key attributes of the Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree.

Full sun to partial sun.

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies

Drought tolerant once established.

Pink flowers, non-fragrant

Pet safe, non-toxic

Additional features: Attracts Wildlife

The Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree typically reaches a mature height of 15 to 20 feet (4.5 to 6 meters). It has a spread of about 10 to 15 feet (3 to 4.5 meters). This tree features an upright, vase-shaped growth habit, with branches extending gracefully outward.

The Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree thrives in full sun, making it an ideal choice for areas with abundant sunlight. It requires a minimum of 6 hours of direct sunlight daily to ensure optimal growth and flowering.

Well-drained Soil: It prefers well-drained soil that retains moisture but does not become waterlogged. Avoid heavy clay soils that can lead to poor drainage.
pH Level: The ideal soil pH for Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree is slightly acidic to neutral (pH 6.0 to 7.0).

The Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree is best suited for hardiness zones 7 to 9. It can tolerate some colder temperatures but may require additional protection in zone 7.

Blossom Color: As the name suggests, the Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree produces abundant clusters of beautiful white flowers. These stunning blossoms create a breathtaking display during the summer months.

Expect the Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree to burst into bloom from late spring through summer, adding an enchanting touch to your landscape.

In autumn, the leaves of this tree change color to vibrant shades of orange and red, creating a captivating seasonal display.

The blossoms of the Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree attract butterflies, bees, and other pollinators, making it a welcome addition to any pollinator garden.

Choose a sunny location with well-drained soil for planting.
Dig a hole slightly wider and as deep as the root ball.
Water thoroughly after planting and provide regular watering during the first growing season.
Apply organic mulch around the base, keeping it away from the trunk.
Prune during late winter or early spring to remove dead or crossing branches.
Feed with a balanced slow-release fertilizer in early spring.
Provide winter protection in colder regions (zone 7).
Monitor for pests and diseases, take necessary measures promptly.
Enjoy the blooms and fall foliage of the tree.
Adjust these tips based on your specific conditions.

Happy planting!

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Hardiness zone for this plant: Zone 7 - 9

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The Lagerstroemia White Lightning Tree belongs to the family Lythraceae, which is commonly known as the loosestrife family. Despite its name, the family includes several beautiful flowering plants, including the Lagerstroemia genus, which encompasses various colorful and captivating species. These trees are known for their vibrant blooms and are often planted to add a touch of elegance and charm to landscapes and gardens.


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