Sunset Magic Crapemyrtle

Lagerstroemia 'PIILAG-IX' PP29,325

Sunset Magic Crapemyrtle dark foliage

Talk about a sizzling combination! This compact beauty has large red inflorescences that cover the plant when they flower. Sunset Magic flowers more heavily than other reds with dark foliage. Deep black-purple leaves are flat, lustrous and hold their dark color into late summer. Foliage has been disease-free to date.

  • Height

    6-8'

  • Width

    5-6'

  • Exposure

    Full Sun

  • Hardiness Zone

    7-9

  • Heat Zone

    9

  • Shape

    Upright

  • Flower Color

    Orange

  • Foliage

    Dark Purple

Bonus Attributes

  • Attracts Butterflies icon

    Attracts Butterflies

  • creates-privacy icon

    Creates Privacy

  • Deer Resistant icon

    Deer Resistant

  • Good for Potting icon

    Good for Potting

Caring Tips

  • pruning

    Late Winter

  • watering

    Medium

  • fertilizing

    BalancedNPK

Watering Distilyium with watering can

Know your zone

Zone Hardiness Map

The colored areas show where this plant thrives. Knowing this will help you select the most appropriate plants for your zone.