Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Please click here for latest ordering information. We are having to implement an hourly limit in order numbers due to demand. We are short staffed, so the phone is not being answered as quickly as normal. We are despatching your orders as fast as possible, however there may be a delay of up to two weeks. UK orders only no exports.

Please note once despatched, your delivery may take 1-3 days due to the high volume with the couriers. Your plants will be fine during this time.

Full plant information & availability is shown online.

The nursery is now open to the public between 10am and 4pm. Please follow instructions on site, card payments only, no cash. Click and collect is also available.

THE CAFE & GARDENS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.

COVID-19

Sorry, you cannot proceed to the checkout right now as we are having to limit the number of orders we can process each hour. Your basket will be saved for you - we ask that you please try to place your order later, and thank you for your patience

LAGERSTROEMIA

These extremely decorative and easy tall shrubs, require full sun and are best against a south facing wall. They have attractive bark and long panicles of flowers with good autumn colour as an added bonus. AUG-SEPT

Genus of about 50 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs and trees. They occur in deciduous woodland, often near rivers, in warm-temperate and tropical regions from Asia to Australia.

The flowers, which are attractive to insects, have characteristic crinkled petals.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - and evergreen shrubs and trees
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - if growing in greenhouse use loam based compost. Allow full light and plenty of air.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their conical, brightly-coloured panicles of flowers and their often peeling bark.
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass red spider mite, mealybugs and whitefly
  • Place of origin - warm and tropical areas of Asia to Australia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Lagerstroemia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LAGERSTROEMIA

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Berlingot Menthe'

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Berlingot Menthe'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill myrtle, Crepe myrtle.
Ruffled bicolor flowers, pink with white margins. Good autumn leaf colour
£16.50 each

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Red Emperor'

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Red Emperor'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill myrtle, Crepe myrtle.
Good red flowers
£16.50 each

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Rhapsody in Pink'

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Rhapsody in Pink'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill myrtle, Crepe myrtle.
Dark red new growth and soft pink flowers
£16.50 each

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Rosea'

LAGERSTROEMIA indica 'Rosea'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill myrtle, Crepe myrtle.
Deep rose-pink flowers
£16.50 each

Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.