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Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle for Sale Online
Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle is a mounding Dwarf Crepe myrtle that is covered by cherry-red blooms from summer to fall. New growth is a bronze-red that turns deep green in summer and a purplish-red in fall. This moderate grower reaches 3 to 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide. It’s disease resistant and cold tolerant.
As a member of the RAZZLE DAZZLE series, developed at a Michael Dirr breeding program at the Center for Applied Nursery Research in Dearing, Georgia, the Cherry Dazzle is noted for ease of care, excellent flower colors, handsome foliage, compact habit, and good disease resistance.
Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle is a deciduous, spreading, multi-stemmed shrub that typically matures to 3’ tall and 4’ wide. It features red buds opening to crepe-papery inflorescences of cherry red flowers in summer.
If spent flowers are promptly deadheaded, additional flowers will continue to bloom into fall. Dark green foliage turns burgundy-red in fall. Grayish-brown bark exfoliates with age. Flowers give way to round seed capsules which often persist well into winter on this Crape Myrtle Dwarf.
- Great for borders or mass plantings.
- Slow growing.
- Resistant to powdery mildew.
- It does well in a container.
- Excellent Dwarf Crepe Myrtle Variety
|Mature Height:||3 to 4 feet|
|Mature Width:||3 to 4 feet|
|Classification:||Semi-dwarf/Miniature (3-5 feet)|
|Habit:||Deciduous, densely branched, mounding habit|
|Flower Color:||Bright cherry red flowers in mid to late summer through Early Fall|
|Foliage:||New growth emerges a rich glossy bronze, changing to a equally rich dark green. Highly tolerant to powdery mildew|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used in the mixed border, mass planting, or part of a perennial garden. Also try them in containers on the patio|