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Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit IV'
PP11342 Plant propagation prohibited



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15 gallon Potted (SKU: 7108)
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7 gallon Potted (SKU: 3902)
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Whitcomb Collection

Hardiness Zone: 6-9   ·   Mature Height: 15-20 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 15-20 Feet

Buy Red Rocket® Crapemyrtle online. Cherry red flowers with hot, sunny conditions. Like Dynamite®, also loses red intensity and may fleck white when cool and cloudy. New growth is crimson, then dark green. Upright form to 15 feet. Fastest growing 'Whit' red. High mildew and anthractnose resistance. Huge flower clusters up to 24" tall. May repeat bloom more than Dynamite®. Can be grown as a bush or multi-stem tree. An introduction from Dr.Carl Whitcomb of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Family: Lythraceae · Common Name: Crapemyrtle

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

RED ROCKET® CRAPEMYRTLE Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
Bark Type*
Flower Color*
Growth Habit*
Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun


  1. William - Apr 03, 2015
    Pampa, Texas (Hardiness Zone: 6)

  2. Kevin - Jul 30, 2016
    Yukon, Oklahoma (Hardiness Zone: 6)

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RED ROCKET® CRAPEMYRTLE Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Lagerstroemia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Interesting Notes About RED ROCKET® CRAPEMYRTLE

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