Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II' PP0296
Dynamite® Crape Myrtle
Dynamite Crape Myrtle is an upright deciduous shrub with exfoliating bark. The new growth emerges with red tints and matures to dark green before turning vibrant orange-red in fall. The large, ruffled fiery-red panicles bloom on new wood from summer into fall. Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil.
15' - 20'
10’ - 15'
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6 - 9
Full Sun, Part Sun
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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water Regularly. Prune back in spring before bloom to promote flowers. It can be susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew. Watch for aphids and scale.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Wildlife Gardens, Urban Gardens, Foundation Planting, and Hedges.
COMPANION PLANTS: Hydrangea, Butterfly Bush, Catmint
IMAGE: Dave Whitinger, Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle 'Dynamite' (Lagerstroemia indica), CC BY-SA 3.0