Watermelon Red Crape Myrtle

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Displays large, long lasting clusters of vivid rosy-red crepe-like flowers. Handsome foliage has bronzy cast in spring, bright green in summer, golden fall color. Deciduous. Photo credit: Richard Shiell
  • Light Needs : Full Sun
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Donut Type
Botanical Name Lagerstroemia indica 'Watermelon Red'
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 15 - 35 Feet
Mature Spread 20 - 35 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color Red
Bloom Time Summer
Light Needs Full Sun
Habit Round
Special Uses Fall Color, Showy Flowers, Year-round Interest
Landscape Uses Firescaping / Fire Wise
Water Needs No
Plant Type Shrubs, Trees
Plant Subtype N/A
General Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.
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