The Lagerstroemia 'Country Red' - 'Country Red' Crape Myrtle is one of the hardiest and showiest of all Crape Myrtle varieties out there. Being native to China, this deciduous shrub is hardy, heat-loving and 'Blood Red' Mildew resistant perfect from the southern United States. This shrub is a multi-stemmed, dense growing deciduous shrub decorated with dark green foliage that turn a golden yellow-orange in the fall. Clusters of showy, abundant, iridescent red flowers bloom from early July to September lasting sometimes anywhere from 3 to 4 months every blooming period. Pruning any spent flowers will prolonged their flowering periods as well.
Plant Approximately 5'-6'ft apart to allow growing space for future spread.
Abundant blooms will only occur when allowed full sun throughout the day.
Full sun to partial sun.
Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
Drought tolerant once established.
Red flowers, non-fragrant
Pet safe, non-toxic