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Lagerstroemia indica Red Rocket®

Red Rocket® Crapemyrtle: Patent PP11,342

  • »  Long summer bloom!
  • »  Cherry red color
  • »  Award winning
  • »  Heat tolerant
  • »  Deer resistant

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A blooming powerhouse, this selection colors summer with big, stem ending, cone shaped collections of cherry red flowers starting in July. A compact grower, it has disease resistant foliage that flushes deep red turning dark green as it matures. Outstanding disease resistant foliage. Colorful foliage flush in spring. Heavy duty summer bloom with bold cherry red color. Perfect for use as a specimen or grouped to create a colorful screen. Dies to the ground in Zone 6 but comes back in summer.

Foliage Color
Green
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Flower Color
Pink
Red
White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer Bloomer
Late Summer
Fall
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Upright
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket®'

Thrives in full sun. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune in late winter/early spring while dormant.