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Red Rocket Crape Myrtle

Red Rocket Crape Myrtle

(Lythraceae Lagerstroemia Indica Red Rocket)

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    Lagerstroemia Indica 'Red Rocket' is a fast growing shrub that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5A through 5A. It matures to an average height of 15 feet to 20 feet and an average width of 6 feet to 8 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun and grows best when planted in sand soil that is well drained. In the summer Crape Myrtle 'Red Rocket' produces red flowers. The foliage is yellow in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer.

    Crape Myrtle 'Red Rocket' can be useful in the landscape in foundation plantings and also in theme gardens.

    More about Red Rocket Crape Myrtle...

    The Red Rocket Crape Myrtle produces an abundance of large, vibrant ruby red flower clusters for up to 100 days during summer in your landscape. It has an upright habit growing from 15-25 feet tall depending on pruning, and a  canopy from 8-10 feet wide. The dark green leaves turn to bronze and red in fall.


    Red Rocket is a tall growing crape myrtle selection best for planting in small groupings or as a single specimen, as a colorful screen or hedge, on the corners to frame in homes and other structures, or planted on both sides of an entryway. 

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