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Lagerstroemia 'Arapaho'/Arapaho Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Arapaho' / Lagerstroemia 'Arapaho'
Dark red flowers
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Dark red flowers

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Arapaho'
Common Name: Arapaho Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: Hybrids with faurie genes, as is this one, have larger leaves and generally have cinnamon brown exfoliating bark. They are less prone to leaf spot, powdery mildew disease and reportedly more resistant to crape myrtle aphids.