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Dynamite Crape Myrtle Shrub - 5 Container 2-3 Feet Shrub Form

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Cherry Red Blooms for Months Dynamite® Crape Myrtle Shrub!Deep Cherry-Red FlowersRuffled BlossomsPollinators!Blooms Last All Summer LongUse as a Shrub or Small TreeExciting Fall ColorGorgeous Bark Delivers Winter InterestGrow in ContainersResistant to Powdery MildewHeat & Humidity TolerantVersatile Privacy & Accent ShrubEasy to GrowIf you want a brilliant red flowering shrub to brighten up your landscape, have a long look at this Dyn…
Cherry Red Blooms for Months Dynamite® Crape Myrtle Shrub!Deep Cherry-Red FlowersRuffled BlossomsPollinators!Blooms Last All Summer LongUse as a Shrub or Small TreeExciting Fall ColorGorgeous Bark Delivers Winter InterestGrow in ContainersResistant to Powdery MildewHeat & Humidity TolerantVersatile Privacy & Accent ShrubEasy to GrowIf you want a brilliant red flowering shrub to brighten up your landscape, have a long look at this Dynamite® Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II')! It explodes with long-lasting, cherry-red color to your garden!Dynamite® displays deep, cherry red blooms that emerge in large clusters. A unique crinkled crepe paper texture brings a delicacy to the overall look. The amazing flower power starts in mid-summer and dazzles you until frost. This plant literally blooms for months!With Dynamite®, even the foliage is showy! Red-tinted, oval leaves emerge in early spring which gives it a very distinct appearance. The leaves gradually mature to dark green before the summer bloom erupts with those deep, dark, true red blooms.After a fantastic summer of blooms, you may see the autumn leaves turn bright orange to red. The fall color display is dependent on the yearly temperatures during your climates season.Those cold fall days will boost Dynamite®'s fall show! Get out there with your camera to capture the color this deciduous shrub offers in that lovely season.Even after the leaves drop, the display is not over. The smooth, mottled bark showcases an attractive range of tan, gray and brown which covers the trunk and branches of Dynamite®. You'll love the winter appeal of this four-season ornamental plant.Dynamite® is a very popular choice in both home gardens and commercial landscapes for its ease of maintenance. They are ideally suited for either formal or informal design in the home landscape, as street plantings and in community plantings.How to Use Dynamite® Crape Myrtle Shrub-Form In The LandscapeThe versatile Dynamite® Crape Myrtle can be used in so many ways around the landscape! Try a single specimen as an incredible focal point or perfect accent shrub. You'll also love these shrubby, knockout privacy plants. Use a natural hedge to easily extend the height of a backyard fence.Plant groups of them in a grove to create an instant woodland look, even in a small backyard! Vary the spacing a bit and clump a few closer together. Use a curving allée pattern for the most natural look and to create an outdoor room.Dynamite® Crape Myrtles are dense shrubs that provide great screening when grown as a privacy shrub with the foliage kept all the way to the ground. But they can also be pruned up to create a single or a multi-trunked tree by removing the lower lateral limbs exposing the main stems. Try both techniques in a mixed planting! The goal is to have fun and personalize your space.Crape Myrtles make wonderful container plants. Plant Dynamite® in a decorative container and enjoy them on your patio or by your pool. Even balcony gardens can enjoy this eye-popping color when pruned smaller!Create a formal street planting with regularly spaced plants, screening your home from passersby. Add a single specimen to accent a berm planting in the front yard, or as an anchor at the corner of a foundation planting. You name it!When used for hedges or screen plants, plant them 4 to 5 feet apart on center. Measure from the center of one to the center of the next.Enjoy the Dynamite® Crape Myrtle as a single specimen plant or in a group. Mulch to cover the entire root system and underplant with groundcovers for an attractive, easy design solution.There aren't many flowering trees around that are this dynamic, with real red-red flowers that bloom summer through early fall, until frost. This plant is easy to grow and provides year-round appeal in the landscape. If it has gotta be bold, bright, cheerful and colorful to make you happy, then Dynamite® is your Crape Myrtle!#ProPlantTips For CareThe Dynamite® Crape Myrtle is adaptable to many different soil types and is resistant to powdery mildew. Plant in well-drained soil and elevate planting if poor drainage is suspected. It does best in warm, full sun areas, making a great choice in Southern and Western gardens!This plant has a moderate to fast growth rate, so you ought to be pleased with its size. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in early spring and again in mid-summer.Because Crape Myrtles take very well to pruning, you can maintain your Dynamite® to any height you desire. Want a low hedge? No problem. Want a naturalized mass planting? No problem.Prune late winter or early spring before it starts to grow and then leave all of the new growth alone as the flowers will develop in that new growth that develops after the dormant pruning is done.Since its introduction in 1998 by Dr. Carl Whitcomb, a well-respected plant breeder from Stillwater Oklahoma, people have sought out this exciting variety.Easy care nature and dramatic good looks are paired in this very special variety. It was carefully selected to give the very best red color, improved disease resistance and drought tolerance. No wonder Dynamite® is America's #1 selling red Crape Myrtle! Order yours today at NatureHills.com and enjoy!.column_stem{float: left;margin-left:2%;width: 30%;}/*Clear floats after the columns*/.row_stem:after {content: "";display: table;clear: both;}@media screen and (max-width: 700px) {.column_stem {width: 100%;}}Single Stem, Multi Stem, Shrub Form, Oh My!Before you buy, make sure you know what youre getting! Single stem, multi stem and shrub forms are different so read a bit about which were currently offering below.Single Stem: These are plants that have one stem coming from the ground. Plants can also be considered single stem when lower branches are removed to raise the height of the branching. Sometimes, you will hear a single stem referred to as Tree Form.Multi Stem:These are plants with 3, 4, and sometimes 5 or more stems planted together in the ground in close proximity to form a clump. There are times multi stems are formed by a tree that branches at the soil line with more than one main stem. Shrub Form:These are bushy plants with many stems and branchings close to the ground. They are referred to as shrubs or bushes and are often shorter than their tree forms.
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