Center Stage® Red Crapemyrtle

Looking for a crapemyrtle that doesn’t disappear in the crowd? This is it! The CENTER STAGE® Red series was developed by Spring Meadow’s Megan Mathey with the goal of very disease resistant black foliage and super stunning flower color. CENTER STAGE??Red is the first to market, with vivacious cerise-colored blooms in summer.

Dimensions8 × 6 ft
Botanical Name

Lagerstroemia indica 'SMNLICBF' PPAF; CBRAF

Zone

7, 8, 9

Flower Color

Red

Foliage Color

Black, Purple

Height

6'

Width/Spread

8'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil

Moist

Bloom Time

Summer

Uses

Borders, Containers, Hedges, Specimen

Features

Clay soil, Deer resistant, Disease resistant, Fall interest, Heat tolerant

SKU: 54200 Plant Type:

Blooms on new wood. Pruning depends on the plant’s role in the landscape, however, these large, tree-like crapemyrtles are best pruned only to develop an appealing form. Regular pruning or cutting back should generally be avoided.

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