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Burgundy Cotton Crape

Burgundy Cotton Crape

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"Burgundy Cotton" is one of the most unique crape myrtle varieties we've ever seen. You get long-lasting, vibrant white blooms for months... which look even brighter when set against it's burgundy foliage.

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Burgundy Cotton Crape

Unique Blooms Burst on Deep Burgundy Foliage

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Watch your snowy white blooms unfold against burgundy foliage for a dazzling 110 days. The latest new development in crape myrtles is this dark maroon leafing, which makes these cotton blooms really “pop.” With the Burgundy Cotton, you have a crape myrtle of beauty for all seasons. Be sure to plant it where it can be the focal point of your landscape.

Imagine the heads you’ll turn with Burgundy Cotton Crape Myrtle planted in your front yard. New leaves unfold rich maroon beginning in the spring, then change to a distinctive wine-green. Pure white flowers burst in early July… giving you’re a beautiful contrast against the dark leaves… like frothy lace over a rich mahogany table.

The Burgundy Cotton Crape Myrtle is…

* Easy to grow
* Disease resistant
* Adaptable to most climates

A beautiful tree in all seasons. This crape myrtle gives you unique color all year long… from deep burgundy foliage in the spring, to bright white blooms in the summer, to cinnamon exfoliating bark in the fall and winter. This specimen tree will not disappoint!

When you purchase your Burgundy Cotton Crape Myrtle from Fast Growing Trees Nursery, you will receive developed trees with well-established root systems. This allows your trees to adapt quickly and bloom faster.

Growing Zones: 7-9

Mature Height: 12-15 ft.
Mature Width: 8-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica
Does not ship to: AZ,
Growing Zones 7-9
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 7-9
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Why Buy from Fast Growing Trees?

Save Money

Save thousands by shopping in the convenience of your own home instead of paying a landscaper for trees that struggle.

Tree to Door

Receive well developed, large trees and shrubs that thrive in your area.  Varieties that are easy to grow, long lived, and trouble free.  Your plants are clearly marked for size, pruned to a nice pleasing shape, and are delivered right to your doorstep.

No Chemicals

We shun growth regulators and other chemicals that make plants look good in the stores but struggle to survive once planted.

Large Size

Some nurseries charge you for a taller tree then chop 1/3 off, so it will fit in a shorter box. This saves them on shipping but can harm your tree and make you wait longer for it to grow back.

Can I Plant Now?

Yes... Your Burgundy Cotton Crape can be planted any time of year... even Winter. Roots will continue to grow on warm days, giving your tree a head-start for Spring. 

How do I Request a Different Ship Date?

Call us at 888-504-2001, email us or enter your requested ship date in our shopping cart next to the billing information section. 

Additional Info for Those Who Love to Read:

Orders are occasionally delayed if we see really bad weather approaching, or if we encounter unusual circumstances. A small number of our plants show a specific release date. If you purchase one of these and would like your other items sooner, just let us know. 
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It's Easy to Plant your Burgundy Cotton Crape

Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Burgundy Cotton Crape.

If you're planting a hedge, mark out a visual guide by placing stakes five to six feet apart and looping string around them. Plant the where the stakes are and they'll grow together to make a dense privacy screen.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Burgundy Cotton Crape gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Burgundy Cotton Crape again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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Most useful customer reviews:
By: Debbie Craig
This is prettier than I expected. It adds a distinct difference to our landscape.

By: joy
We were so happy seeing the Burgundy Crepe that we ordered a second one. Both are beautiful multi-trunk & stand 2+ feet planted. After only two days, both are showing new growth. We look forward to new burgundy leaves against the dark green. We are already enjoying the cotton like blooms that actually remind of snow tufts. Great variety!

By: Linda
The burgundy crape arrived to my Florida home well packaged, looking like twigs....I planted it (in January) and within a week was seeing spectacular burgundy leaves all over. It is planted on the corner of my home and can be seen by anyone passing by. I can not wait for the flowers to bloom

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