Lagerstroemia indica 'WHIT X' Plant Patent #27,085
A double explosion of color throughout summer on this reblooming crape myrtle with colorful foliage that emerges deep purple and matures to a dark purple-green, and a profusion of large, intense cherry red, sterile flower clusters. Resists mildew, and is heat tolerant. An ideal upright shrub for landscape or container. Deciduous. Sold in three gallon container.
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
USDA Zone: 7 - 10
Plant type: Tree, Vine - Requires Support, Shrub
Growth habit: Rounded, Upright
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Moderately fast growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 8 to 12 ft. wide.
Special features: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Waterwise
Foliage color: Purple
Blooms: Early Summer through Late Summer
Flower color: Red
Flower attributes: Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers