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August Deliveries

There may be some delays in deliveries during August due to hot weather etc. but please order as normal and we will give you a likely delivery date, and hopefully get your plants to you as quickly as we can. If you can come and collect it saves you the delivery charge PLUS we will refund you 10% off when you visit.

20% off Hardy Shrubs
20% off Exotic, half-hardy plants and succulents

Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Emperor'

Common Name: Crepe Myrtle
Plant Family: Lythraceae
Plant Type: Hardy Shrub


A half hardy shrub which eventually makes the size of a small tree. This long flowering shrub has showy panicles of red-pink flowers with crinkly petals from mid to late summer. As plants mature they start to develop an attractive peeling bark which adds to the interest Needs a sheltered spot in full sun, ideally near a south facing wall

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Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Emperor'
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 Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Emperor'Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Emperor' 

POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  1.5 litre
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/Situation:  Sheltered Wall
Planting Style:  architectural
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus

Availability:  

3 in stock  

3 in stock

Price:  £8.00
List Price:  £10.00
Saving Of:  £2.00 (20%)
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20% off Hardy Shrubs


Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.