Growing Zones: 7-10 outdoors(hardy down to 10℉)
This plant may not thrive in your area
- Mature Height:
- 8-10 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 10 ft.
- Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit III'
- Does Not Ship To:
Vibrant Pink Blooms, Summer to Fall
Why Pink Velour Crape Myrtle Trees?
The Pink Velour Crape Myrtle offers the classic pink blooms you love with a twist: deep wine-red leaves in the spring that transition to dark purplish-green in the summer, providing a perfect backdrop to its vibrant magenta flowers.
Plus, this color lasts for months…especially since the Pink Velour is drought tolerant and highly resistant to powdery mildew, which often affects other Crape varieties. And the Pink Velour is unique for its compact form, making it perfect for planting as an accent shrub or a small ornamental border. But no matter where you plant it, you get eye-catching color from July through September or even later.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
You’ll get a healthier, better developed Pink Velour Crape delivered right to your door. We’ve planted, grown and shipped your Pink Velour with care, so you get a hassle-free tree that’s ready to explode with color quickly.
We’ve done the hard work at our nursery so that you get all the beauty of the Pink Velour without the hassle.
And when you buy our larger, well-branched sizes, you can get iconic Crape color and growth as soon as the first season in your garden.
Imagine vivid color without the need for excessive pruning, watering or attention…with the Pink Velour, you’ll have it all. Order your own Pink Velour Crape Myrtle today!
Customer Reviews & Photos
I bought this tree as a gift to one of my best friends after her daughter, my Goddaughter was killed in a car accident. Her godfather and I got this as a pair. Pink was her favorite color. Mom was very happy to receive the gift even though it was in a dormant state. We are all very anxious for it to bloom in the spring and I have no doubt it will be a beautiful reminder of our girl.
The tree arrived in very good shape but cannot give 5 star review until it grows and I see how it measures up to description.
Vary good. Did not look to well coming out of the box, but is doing well with many new leaves no buds yet but maybe a little late in the season.
The tree arrived in good shape and looks nice planted in my yard. I will enjoy watching it grow. Thank you.
Very good plants
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Plant your Pink Velour Crape Myrtle in a well-drained area with full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day).
Dig a hole large enough to accommodate your tree’s root ball, place your tree, and backfill the soil. Mulch the surrounding soil to conserve moisture and keep competing growth at bay.
2. Watering: Only water your Crape Myrtle when your soil is dry about 2 or 3 inches down. Crape Myrtles are very drought tolerant and only need water during dry periods since they generally thrive on rainfall alone.
3. Fertilizing: Fertilize your Pink Velour Crape Myrtle in early spring with a slow-release fertilizer that's high in nitrogen.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|