This crapemyrtle is an upright, multi-trunked, large, deciduous shrub that produces gently arching or pendent bicolor flower clusters on the branch tips. From early summer onward, 'Candystripe' produces pink buds that open as rose-pink petals with white edges. It has green leaves that emerge bronzey-red in spring and change to a splattering of orange, yellow and red in fall.
Like many crapemyrtles, ‘Candystripe’ tolerates a wide range of well-drained soils and grows best in hot sunny locations....
A classic, widely-grown crapemyrtle, ‘Carolina Beauty’ is a heat-loving, multi-stemmed, deciduous small tree, selected from a species native to eastern Asia. In mid to late summer it bears many loose clusters of vivid, bright cherry-red to pink-red flowers on branch tips. Mature plants have an upright, slightly fountain-shaped habit and bark that exfoliates modestly.
Like most crapemyrtles, ‘Carolina Beauty’ tolerates a wide range of soils, if drainage is good, and grows best in hot, sunny locations....
This medium-sized crapemyrtle is a slow-growing deciduous shrub with distinctively hued flowers. From midsummer onward, 'Cedar Red' produces red buds and then orange-tinged red blossoms in clusters on branch tips. En masse, gathered in tight clusters, the flowers yield an orange-red that is distinct from red or pink-red crapemyrtles. The leaves emerge in spring with a red tinge and then turn green.
Like other crapemyrtles, ‘Cedar Red’ tolerates a wide range of well-drained soils. A heat-loving...
(Centennial Spirit Crapemyrtle, Crapemyrtle)
Centennial Spirit crapemyrtle is a heat-loving, large shrub to small tree that originates from eastern Asia. It has thick, glossy, dark green leaves that turn shades of orange and red in the fall. In midsummer it bears large, loose clusters of crinkly wine-red flowers at its branch tips. Mature plants have a fountain-shaped habit and attractive exfoliating bark.
Crapemyrtle is tolerant of a wide range of well drained soils and grows best in hot sunny locations. Foliar powdery mildew can be a...
This dwarf crapemyrtle, 'Centennial,' is a rounded deciduous shrub that covers itself with clusters of lavender-colored flowers in summer. In autumn the green leaves turn shades of orange, with swatches of red and yellow.
Like other dwarf crapemrytles, 'Centennial' tolerates heat, drought, and almost any well-drained soil that is not highly alkaline. Adequate moisture, especially as plants begin to flower, ensures green leaves and full bloom. This plant has demonstrated resistance to powdery...
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Cherokee crapemyrtle is a heat-loving, open-branched, large shrub that arose from the hybridization of other crapemyrtle cultivars. By midsummer it bears clusters of crinkled, subdued-red (or powdered coral-red) flowers at its branch tips among glossy, dark green leaves. In autumn, the leaves turn a brilliant red with hints of purple. The smooth, attractive bark, mottled light-gray, tan and brown, becomes the ornamental highlight in winter.
Like other crapemyrtles, it tolerates a wide range...
This compact crapemyrtle, 'Chisam Fire,' is a free-flowering deciduous shrub with green leaves and bright red to purplish red flowers in clusters at the tips of its branches. Heavy flowering typically starts by midsummer and lighter flowering can continue until frost. In fall, the leaves turn yellow, orange and red. The longest branches tend to arch slightly, giving the tree a graceful shape.
Like other dwarf crapemrytles, 'Chisam Fire' tolerates heat, drought, and almost any well-drained soil...
This crapemyrtle cultivar, selected from a species native to China and Korea, is a heat-loving, multi-stemmed, large deciduous shrub or small tree. Its leaves are light green with a tiny edging of yellow and turn shades of yellow in the fall. In summer, ‘Christmas Time’ bears large, loose clusters of crinkled, white flowers at its branch tips. The mature plant has an upright habit and attractive exfoliating bark. It can be trained as a small tree if the lowest branches are removed early and regularly....
This little crapemyrtle is about as dwarf as they come. Hybridized in Lincoln, Nebraska by the Fleming brothers, the patented ‘Coral Filli’ is also hardier than most and maintains a densely-branched uniform habit.
Crapemyrtles are heat-loving, summer-flowering shrubs that originate from China. They are best known for their large clusters of brightly colored blooms that appear at the branch tips. The colorful ‘Coral Filli’ offers pretty bright coral-pink flowers.
The glossy leaves emerge...