Re: crepe myrtles

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Posted by Newt on July 16, 2002 at 00:18:17:

In Reply to: crepe myrtles posted by gab on July 14, 2002 at 12:28:50:

: will soil conditions lighten or darken the blooms?
: for example the hydrangea colors can be changed or enhanced by adding certain chemicals (which will give them more or less nitrogen etc.)
: Can this be done for crepe myrtles?

No, not with crepe myrtle. The conditions that cause the change in hydrangeas are acid or alkaline soil.



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