Sacramento Weeping Crape Myrtle
Finally a crape myrtle for the little garden!
It’s hard not to fall instantly in love with crape myrtles. The soft flowers in saturated hues busting out in the very hottest days of summer. You see them standing tall as hearty street trees, peeking over fences in well-manicured neighborhoods and providing lush backdrops for business center flower beds.
Unfortunately, all of those places have tons of space and plenty of room for these big shrubs to grow to their full potential. What if you love the flowers, but don’t have the space? What if you need something for the front of the border, not the back?
Say hello to Sacramento Weeping Crape Myrtle (Lagerstromia indica ‘Sacramento’). This lovely shrub tops out at 2-3 feet tall and just as wide, but it doesn’t skimp on any of the traits so beloved in its bigger brothers.
Shimmering clusters of crepe-de-chine flowers? Check.
Flower color as saturated as dip-dye? (In this case a rich rose-pink.) Check.
Healthy and easy to care for? Check.
Laughs at hot summer days? Check.
Now add to that list excellent performance in containers, as a groundcover and as a front-of-the-border plant and you’ve got a winner on your hands.
No matter the size of your garden, you can have crape myrtles blooming and thriving. Order Sacramento Weeping Crape Myrtle today!
* Easy care
* Rich green leaves and luscious rose-pink flowers
* True dwarf with full sized flower power
* Great in containers
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Lagerstroemia indica 'Sacramento'|
|Mature Height||1 - 2 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Foliage Color||Very Fragrant|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 years|