CRAPE MYRTLE: DOUBLE FEATURE PPAF® PP23559
LATIN NAME: LAGERSTROEMIA INDICA 'WHIT IX'
Clusters of red flowers with green foliage make this semi-dwarf , reblooming tree stand out. New foliage emerges wine red and turns green as it matures. Plant in groups, accent piece, or in borders. Dimensions: 6-8 feet tall x 6-8 feet wide.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-10
This easy-to-grow evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Cut back early once a year.