Dynamite® Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh|
|Lore||It has been noted that prolonged periods of overcast weather can cause red-flowered crape myrtle flowers to fade to white.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||California Lilac (Ceanothus); Lilyturf (Liriope); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Mexican Heather (Cuphea); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)|
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: 6-10