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Dynamite (Red) Crape Myrtle

Lagerstromia FGdica 'Dynamite'


Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Introduction

Crape Myrtles are small, multi-branched shrubs to small trees known for their ornamental flowers, bark and foliage. The large showy clusters of flowers range from white to pink to red to purple. The upright–arching trunks have gray to brown bark, which peels away to reveal the smooth pale-pink bark. Plant it against a light-colored wall for best effect.

Planting

  • Typically planted in 10, 15, 30, 45, 65, or 95 gal containers
  • B&B trees are specified in height (6’ – 8’ ht, etc)
  • Container trees can be double the price of B&B trees
  • Plant container trees in late summer, if price allows
  • Plant B&B trees if they were dug and cured in the winter months

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