Lagerstroemia x Whit II ‘Dynamite’ PP#10296

Dynamite® Crepe Myrtle
Plant Type




Overall Mature Size


Mature Height & Spread

15′ x 10-12′


Full sun


Low water

Flower Color


Bloom Time


Special Features

Attractive Bark, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15, 24″ Box, 36″ Box

Natural Growth Habit

Rounding, Canopy

Sunset Garden Zones

7-10, 12-24, 18-21, H1, H2

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone


Moderate-growing, large deciduous shrub or small tree to 15’ tall x 10-12’ wide, forming a rounded canopy with age. Crape Myrtle has long been a popular landscape favorite and is revered for its vibrant floral display and attractive multi-toned peeling bark. This showy, mildew-resistant variety features glossy deep-green foliage that emerges with an attractive bronzy-tinge, and is highlighted with a magnificent display of abundant, vivid, cherry-red flowers that appear in summer. Adding further appeal to this showy variety is its attractive peeling bark and brilliant orange-red fall foliage display. As a large shrub this variety is well-suited as a specimen, accent or background, and in tree form, makes a great courtyard or street tree. Low water needs once established. Full sun.


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