Petite Red Imp™ Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica 'Monimp'
Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
|Description||This dwarf variety of a popular, showy deciduous shrub displays a profusion of deep crimson blossoms from summer to fall. Distinctive bark has n smooth, attractive texture. Excellent when massed in single-color plantings, or used as an individual accent. Perfect for bringing color and texture to small spaces.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Early summer through fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||Absolutely beautiful when several are massed together. When planted as specimen all by itself, its rich crimson blossoms in late summer command attention. Perfect for the centerpiece of a raised terrace or planted along a driveway for a colorful welcome home.|
|Companion Plants||Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Catmint (Nepeta); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. 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: 7-9
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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.