Double Dynamite® Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica 'WHIT X' PP #27,085
Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
|Description||A double explosion of color throughout summer on this reblooming crape myrtle with colorful foliage that emerges deep purple and matures to a dark purple-green, and a profusion of large, sterile flower clusters that emerge bright pink and age to intense cherry red. Resists mildew, and is heat tolerant. An ideal upright shrub for landscape or container. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Early summer through late summer|
|Mature Size||Reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 8 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Daylily (Hemerocallis); False Heather (Cuphea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed in early spring. Thin young trees late winter to early spring; leave 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove suckers from the base of older trees.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.