Berry Dazzle® Dwarf Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'GAMAD VI' PP #22,161

SKU
09786
This dwarf shrub packs a double punch with vibrant foliage and flowers! New leaves emerge burgundy-red, then brilliant fuchsia-purple blooms appear early in summer, providing great summer color into fall. A superb compact border plant or landscape accent. Excellent mildew resistance. Performs well in containers. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer into Fall
Design IdeasHighly attractive used as a border, mass planting, or part of a perennial garden. Also try them in containers with annuals and perennials.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed in early spring. Thin young trees in late winter, leaving 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove emerging suckers from base of older trees.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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