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PlantFiles: Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia 'Violet Filli'

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Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagerstroemia (la-ger-STREEM-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Violet Filli
Additional cultivar information: (PP14267; Fleming Filligrees series, aka Violet Filligree)
Hybridized by Fleming; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive vossner On Oct 25, 2012, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

the lavender color of blooms is nothing new, but its compact size is.

Positive Cheryl8 On Oct 13, 2011, Cheryl8 from Monroe Township, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

I love this shrub, however it has outgrown it's stated 18" x 18". When I purchased it two years ago it was about 12" tall, my "Violet Filli" shrub is now 3' x 3'.

Neutral plantaholic186 On Sep 1, 2008, plantaholic186 from Winnetka, IL wrote:

I found this plant at a big box store, go figure. It seems too good to be true, a zone 4 crapemyrtle, but I'm willing to try it. Beautiful flowers, and it looks great next to Veronica or Lobelia syphilitica.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ludington, Michigan
Brick, New Jersey
Jamesburg, New Jersey
Richmond, Texas



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