Cheyenne Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica x faueri 'Cheyenne'

SKU
02844
Upright and spreading tree or shrub with beautiful bark, vivid red summer blooms and brilliant fall color. National Arboretum hybrid that is mildew resistant. Plant in groups, as a hedge or small street tree. Deciduous.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityDense, rounded shrub 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Attracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Prune for shape and structure after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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