Red Rooster® Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia hybrid 'PIILAG III' PP #23,178
|Description||A beautiful, upright, mid-size shrub with large panicles of brilliant red blooms. The disease resistant foliage starts as maroon-red in spring and transitions into dark green. May repeat-bloom in late summer if spent flower heads are pruned. An ideal specimen plant, container accent, or for grouping in any size of garden. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer to early fall|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Chaste Tree (Vitex); Mexican Heather (Cuphea)|
|Care||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 in early spring. Thin young trees in late winter, leaving 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove emerging suckers from base of older trees.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10
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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.