Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit IV' ~ Red Rocket® Crape Myrtle
Red Rocket® Crape Myrtle! Now we're talking! Red Rocket® is a popular cultivar of crape myrtle, scientifically known as Lagerstroemia indica. Here's some information about Red Rocket® Crape Myrtle:
Appearance: Red Rocket® is a medium-sized deciduous tree that typically grows to a height of 10-20 feet. It has a narrow, upright growth habit with dark green foliage that turns bronze-red in the fall. The most striking feature of Red Rocket® is its vibrant, deep red flowers that bloom in large clusters during the summer.
Flowering: Red Rocket® Crape Myrtle is known for its abundant and showy blooms. The flowers are held on long panicles and attract butterflies and other pollinators. The blooming period typically lasts for several weeks, adding a burst of color to the landscape.
Care and Maintenance: Red Rocket® Crape Myrtle is relatively low-maintenance. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Regular watering, especially during dry periods, is important for establishment and optimal growth. Pruning is typically done in late winter or early spring to promote a more compact shape and encourage vigorous blooming.
15' - 20'
15’ - 20'
|USDA Hardiness Zone:||
6 - 9
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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.
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.
At Dunwoody Ace Hardware, our mission is to bring you the best plants available, right to your doorstep. If for any reason, any plant is not up to your satisfaction at the time of delivery*, you can contact us for a replacement plant at no extra charge**, or a refund*** for the item.
After the plants are delivered, Dunwoody Ace Hardware no longer has any ability to care for the plants, therefore we cannot be held responsible for what happens after plants are delivered. If you wish to refund your plant days after delivery, you may return the plant to our location:
1316 Dunwoody Village Pkwy, Dunwoody GA 30338
That being said, we want you to have success and enjoy your landscape! We offer design consulting services, and have a vast network of landscape professionals we can recommend to help you attain your goals.
*A customer has 24 hours after the time Ace Hardware drops off the plants to inspect and accept or reject any items in the order. If you wish to refund your plant days after delivery, you may return the plant to our location: 1316 Dunwoody Village Pkwy, Dunwoody GA 30338.
**After the initial 24 hours, there is a $20 delivery fee. Replacement plants will be delivered within 30 days. Dunwoody Ace Hardware reserves the right to refund an item if a replacement cannot be delivered.
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***Refund charge will occur within 48 hours.