Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'


Member Price: $39.95

Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle
Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'

Price: $44.95

Member Price: $39.95

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The Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II') is a stunning, deciduous shrub or small tree that captivates with its vibrant, long-lasting blooms. This versatile and low-maintenance plant is an excellent choice for those looking to add a showstopper to their garden or landscape.

The Overall Plant

Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle is a fast-growing plant that typically reaches a height of 10 to 12 feet and a width of 8 to 10 feet. It thrives in USDA hardiness zones 6 to 9, making it suitable for various climates. The plant is ideal for various landscape applications, such as specimen plantings, hedges, borders, or container plantings. It is also drought-tolerant and resistant to mildew, making it a valuable addition to gardens with diverse environmental challenges.

The Flowers

One of the standout features of the Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle is its spectacular, long-lasting blooms. The plant produces an abundance of vibrant, cherry-red flowers throughout the summer and into the fall. The large clusters of double, ruffled blooms create a striking visual display and attract pollinators like butterflies and hummingbirds.

For best flowering, the Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle should be planted in full sun. However, it can also tolerate light shade, but with a reduced number of blooms. The plant prefers well-draining soil but can adapt to various soil types, including clay, loam, and sandy soils.

The Foliage

In addition to its stunning flowers, the Double Dynamite Crape Myrtle also boasts attractive, dark green foliage. The leaves emerge with a reddish tint in the spring and mature to a deep, glossy green as the season progresses. In the fall, the foliage takes on shades of orange and red, adding even more color and interest to the landscape.

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Every plant comes with our expert planting guide that will cover the specifics to ensure your plant grows absolutely nuts. It also comes with our free 30 day guarantee so if you aren't happy we got you covered.

Why Flora's Market?

We're not some middleman or corporate farm, when you buy from Flora's Market you are buying directly from a family of growers that's been doing it for generations. We pride ourselves on quality, that's why we back our plants 100% with our grower guarantee. If you're not happy don't sweat it, we got you covered.

Mature height: 10-12 ft.

Mature width: 8-10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth rate: Moderate

Growing zones:

Outdoor: 6-9