Cherry Dazzle® Dwarf Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Gamad I' PP #16,917

SKU
04190
A dazzling show of color that begins with bronze new leaves that mature to dark green, followed by masses of brilliant red flowers, and finally fall foliage that changes to a vibrant red-purple. Its compact habit and disease resistant foliage means easier care in shrub borders. Drought tolerant when established. Deciduous.
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Water deeply when soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, 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.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater deeply when soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCalifornia Lilac (Ceanothus); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); False Heather (Cuphea); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Daylily (Hemerocallis)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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