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Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae'/Raspberry Sundae Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae' / Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae'
Red flowers with white margins on some of the petals
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Red flowers with white margins on some of the petals

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae'
Common Name: Raspberry Sundae Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White, Red, Multicolored
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: The "Southern Lilac" blooms for 3 to 4 months in the warm part of the year. The autumn color of some can be outstanding. Prune in late winter and remove the spent flower heads immediately after flowering to extend the blooming period. Susceptible to powdery mildew, cercospora leaf spot and crape mytrle aphids.