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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Exfoliating
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Whitcomb Crapemyrtle
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Year-Round
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Cut Flowers
  • Mass Planting
  • Border Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Lagerstroemia is easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

For more info about this species and it's uses click here.

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SIREN RED® CRAPEMYRTLE

Lagerstroemia indica 'Siren Red'
PP14975 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Siren Red® Crapemyrtle online. "Oxblood red" flowers are distinctly darker red than Dynamite® or Red Rocket®. Darkness/intensity of red is less effected by cool, cloudy conditions. New growth is wine, then quickly changes to dark green. The slowest grower of the 'Whit' reds but may reach 3 feet in one growing season in a 3-5 gallon container. May reach 10 feet at maturity. High mildew resistance. Darkest red flowers yet.Can be grown as a bush or multi-stem tree.An introduction from Dr.Carl Whitcomb of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Mature Height:

10-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Lythraceae · Common Name: Crapemyrtle

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for 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®.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 1335

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10774

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3815

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 8217

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 3862

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
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15 gallon Potted

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Customer Testimonials

The Tree is BEAUTIFUL and arrived in FANTASTIC shape.


Gary
Oxford, NC
November 2016

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