Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit IV’ Red Rocket®
Mature Height: 15-20 feet
Mature Width: 15-20 feet
USDA Hardiness Zone Range: 6 to 9
Water Requirements: Low
Shade Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
The clusters of rub red, crepe papery flowers nearly cover the multi-stemmed shrub all summer long hence the given name ‘Red Rocket’. The dark green foliage turns rich bronze-red in fall for great cool season interest. It is a stunning specimen or mass planting for late season color. Once it has been established is requires occasional watering. The vivid red crepe myrtle is sure to draw attention to any front yard.