Red Filli Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Filli'

SKU
40437
A captivating focal point for small spaces! Dark green foliage emerges coppery-bronze on a dwarf, mounded form that produces volumes of deep red frilly blooms from spring to fall! Extremely cold hardy, this low maintenance shrub is ideal for smaller gardens, mass plantings or patio containers. A Fleming Hybrid™. Deciduous.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STREEM-ee-a IN-dih-kuh
LoreMany assume the crape myrtle is native because it is so common in the South, but it is among the first Asian introductions in America that proved perfectly adapted to the rigors of hot, humid climates.
Average Size at MaturityDwarf grower, can be maintained at 2 to 3 ft. high and wide.
Bloom TimeFrilly red blooms, spring to early fall
Design IdeasA striking crape myrtle with small shrubby stature that brings the vivid late summer color into beds and borders. Spices up foundation planting perfectly. Plant as a single, in groups to intensify color or in a row for a beautiful blooming hedge. When used next to outdoor living areas the attractive bark may be enjoyed while plants are dormant.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitMounding, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureRepeat Bloomer

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Water deeply, less frequently, when established. Stems may die back in cold zones and regrow from roots in Spring. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. No pruning is required except to shape as needed.

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