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Deep Purple Leaves and Dark Pink Flowers

Purple-leaved shrubs are a breath of fresh air in the heat of the summer garden. Midnight Magic Crepe Myrtle (Lagerstroemia 'PIILAG-V' PPAF) has purple/maroon leaves that will not only breathe new life into your tired landscape, but will add mystery, drama and depth. As if the richly colored leaves weren’t enough, it blooms from July to September with amazing dark pink flowers that cover the shrub by the bushel.

Midnight Magic Crepe Myrtle is round and compact, growing only 4-6 feet tall. It loves full sun and even keeps its dark leaf color in the high heat of a southern summer. This is a great replacement for purple leaf plums in places where the plums are completely defoliated by August.

At a time of the year when many garden shrubs are flagging from the heat, Midnight Magic just getting started. Plant this beauty as a striking specimen plant or try it in a mixed perennial border. It looks great with yellows flowers or tan grasses. When you plant it. Just give it full sun and plenty of water. Once it is established it will reward you with years of carefree blooms. Let Midnight Magic work its own special brand of magic in your yard. Order yours today!

* Deep purple/maroon leaves not diminished by summer heat
* Unique dark pink blooms
* Great replacement for purple-leaf plum

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
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
#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
Size Volume
#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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

First Editions® Midnight Magic™ Crapemyrtle Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-9
Growing Zones 6-9
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Brand First Editions
Botanical Name Lagerstroemia 'PIILAG-V' PP25925
Foliage Purple Maroon
Mature Height 4 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 10 feet
Soil Type Well-drained
Moisture Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Dark Pink