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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Whitcomb Crapemyrtle
Flower Color*
  • Red
  • Green
Growth Habit*
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Cut Flowers
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

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

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TIGHTWAD® CRAPEMYRTLE

Lagerstroemia indica 'Tightwad'
PP11312 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Tightwad® Crapemyrtle online. Crimson flower buds open to light red flowers with white on some pedals. New leaves are wine red, changing to purplish green.Foliage exhibits high mildew resistance.An introduction from Dr.Carl Whitcomb of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Mature Height:

18-24 Inches

Mature Spread:

24 Inches

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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Purchase TIGHTWAD® CRAPEMYRTLE Online

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 9780

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(13 units available now - S)

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$35.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 8187

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
(15 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Customer Testimonials

This order was replacement on some plants I ordered last year that died. The rep I talked with was very helpful and sent replacements. These plants look really good and seem to be doing well. Very pleased with customer service.


Wanda
Mount Olive, NC
November 2016

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