Enduring™ Summer Red Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'PIILAG B5' PP #25,476

SKU
41710
An upright, mid-size, early flowering and reblooming crape myrtle with sensational scarlet red flower clusters that will delight all summer long. Glossy foliage emerges red then matures to a dark green. Ideal as a container specimen, or in the landscape as a single accent or in groupings. Excellent heat tolerance and powdery mildew resistance. Deciduous.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-di-ka x fa-ru-EE-i
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
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.
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
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 an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Remove emerging suckers from base of older trees. Remove spent blooms to encourage rebloom.

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