I'm an East Coast transplant who, remembering the beautiful late blooms, pretty fall foliage, and cool winter bark, bought 3 Crepe Myrtles in late spring 2009.
I have babied them the past two years, providing regular
water and fertilizer. In all respects I can determine, they look quite healthy and happy. They have not, however, bloomed at all.
I realized when I bought them and located them in my yard that they might not get enough sun to bloom here, as all they get is several hours of filtered afternoon sun. Question is, can I do anything to enhance their chance of blooming, particular with fertilizer. I believe 2 years may be a bit premature to write them off on blooming, as I didn't expect them to bloom the 1st (dry) summer in 09, and this year was the summer that wasn't. If it is possible for them to bloom, I'd like to do what I can to help them out.