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Petite Red Imp™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Monimp'

Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
SKU #05570
7-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Early Summer through Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Catmint (Nepeta); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)
CARE
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.

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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.