Lagerstroemia Indica 'Durant Red'

The Lagerstroemia Indica is a deciduous tree or shrub producing masses of vibrantly coloured flowers. The flowers of the 'Durant Red' are a very showy 'blood red' colour with slightly waxy petals produced in clusters at the ends of the branches from July until September. The leaves also have a reddish tinge when young but mature to a lush green through Summer before taking on yellow-orange tones in late Autumn. The branches  are a smooth glossy light brownish-pink giving interest even through the winter months. Perfect for adding showstopping colour to gardens, in pots on a patio, courtyard, terrace or even a balcony. 


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SKU: LagerIndicaDRed-35
  • Latin Name: Lagerstroemia Indica 'Durant Red'.

    Common Name: Crape Myrtle. Crape Myrtle 'Durant Red'. Crimped Myrtle. 

    Origin: Asia. Australia. Japan.

    Hardiness: -15 degrees.

    Growth Characteristics: Slow growing. Woody perennial. 'Blood red' clusters of flowers at the ends of the branches from summer to Autumn. Lush green foliage in summer becoming yellow-orange before falling off. Smooth glossy branches.

    Sunlight: Full sun/partial shade.

    Pruning: Prune in early spring before the new growth this encourages more flowers.

    Soil: Fertile, well drained soil.

    Moisture: Water regularly during growing season.

    Feeding: Feed in Spring with feed formulated for plants such as azaleas and rhododendrons.

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    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.