Siren Red® Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit VII' PP #14,975

SKU
02982
Dramatic, eye-catching oxblood red flowers are absolutely beautiful. New growth emerges a nice crimson color then changes to a dark green. Use as an accent, in containers or massed in borders. Mildew resistant. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationla-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityLarge shrub or small tree 6 to 12 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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