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Dynamite Crapemyrtle

Dynamite Crapemyrtle Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II' pp# 10296



Average Shipping Height: 8" - 10"
Item #6844
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$17.95
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$25.00
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Overview

The Dynamite Crapemyrtle grows in zones 6-9.

The crapemyrtle is often referred to as the "lilac of the South." But with new cold-hardy cultivars, more areas of the country can now enjoy their brilliant color and year-round beauty. This stunning tree is renowned for its showy red flowers, beautiful bark, fast growth, and tolerance of soil conditions. The petals are wrinkled like crepe paper, adding to the appeal of this popular tree.

  • Displays cherry red flowers mid-summer to early fall
  • Tolerates heat and drought and is deer-resistant
  • Will be delivered at a height of 8"–10"
You will receive two 2 1/4" pot.


Your Shrub’s Personality

Mature Height

10'–15'

Mature Spread

12'–20'

Growth Rate

Medium

Shape

Rounded

Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Drought-tolerant, Moist, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

This shrub attracts bees and provides bird habitat.

History/Lore

Thanks to his work with crapemyrtle breeding for most of his professional life, Dr. Carl Witcomb -- researcher, author, and professor at the University of Florida and Oklahoma State University for 20 years -- has patented cultivars that are hardy in Zone 6. The dynamite crapemyrtle is one example.

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