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Lagerstroemia 'Cherokee'/Cherokee Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Cherokee' / Lagerstroemia 'Cherokee'
Red flowering crape myrtle
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Red flowering crape myrtle

Autumn colored foliage late in the season

Silvery-beige colored bark

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Cherokee'
Common Name: Cherokee Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Red
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Plants for Autumn Color
Comments: A long period of summer flowers, attractive autumn foliage, and good drought resistance make this a good choice for the landscape. It is very susceptible to aphids.