"Cherry" Black-Tie Crape Myrtle, 7" square deco pot
"Cherry" Black-Tie Crape Myrtle, 7" square deco pot
"Cherry" Black-Tie Crape Myrtle, 7" square deco pot
"Cherry" Black-Tie Crape Myrtle, 7" square deco pot
"Cherry" Black-Tie Crape Myrtle, 7" square deco pot
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"Cherry" Black-Tie Crape Myrtle, 7" square deco pot

Regular price $21.98 Sale price $35.95 Unit price per

Common Name: "Cherry" Black-Tie Crape Myrtle

Flowering Ornamental Shrub

 Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia ‘Cherry’
  • red bloom clusters
  • 7 inch square deco container
  • repeat blooming
  • brownish-red foliage 
  • Best Zone:  6 to 9
ITEM DESCRIPTION:
Cherry Crape Myrtle features rich red flowers from early summer to the first frost, combined with deep red-black foliage that always looks clean and fresh. Growing no more than 12 feet tall, even if untrimmed, this tough, reliable plant fits into smaller gardens or smaller spaces with ease, and never takes over. Use it as a specimen plant, as a dense, colorful screen, or mixed with other shrubs in your garden beds and around the house.
PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCATION ON THE ZONE MAP. The zone determines where your shrub will best grow. 

  • Low Maintenance
  • Attracts Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees
  • Bloom Shape:  blooms formed into a cone shaped cluster of flowers
  • Bloom Time:  Spring - Summer
  • Fragrance:  No fragrance
  • Habit:  Upright
  • Foliage Color: Black with red tint, leathery leaves
  • Sun Tolerance:  Sun (> 6 hours sun) to part-sun (4-6 hours sun)
  • Watering Requirements: Water daily until established, then water when top layer of soil feels dry. Increase the watering frequency in periods of heat.  After the first season of growth, this tree will thrive in drought & hot, humid weather.
  • Spacing:  plant 5-6 feet apart
  • Mature Height:  12 feet
  • Mature Width:  4 feet
  • Other Characteristics:  Avoid high nitrogen fertilizers
  • Pruning:  Pruning should be done about two months after it flowers. Cut the season’s recent shoots back to within three buds from the base. These buds will then bear the coming season’s new shoots and flowers.
 
   

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