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Arapaho Crape Myrtle

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Upright and spreading tree or shrub with beautiful bark, true red summer blooms and maroon-tinged foliage with brilliant fall color. National Arboretum hybrid that is mildew resistant. Plant in groups as a hedge or use as a small street tree. Deciduous. Photo credit: Richard Shiell


  • Full Sun

  • Low

  • Height
    15 - 35 feet

  • Spread
    7—12 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Prune for shape and structure after flowering.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Lagerstroemia indica x faueri 'Arapaho'
Plant Type Shrubs, Trees
Plant Subtype LAGERSTROEMIA
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Low
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 7 - 9
Height 15 - 35 feet
Spread 7—12 feet
Special Uses Attractive Bark, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Showy Flowers, Waterwise, Year-Round Interest
Landscape Uses Firescaping/Fire Wise
Flower Color Red
Bloom Time Summer

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