Dwarf cherry dazzle crape myrtle shrubs in full bloom dwarf Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle Shrubs in a container with red blooms A closer look at the fluffy red blossoms of the cherry dazzle crape myrtle shrub

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Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Gamand 1' PP#16,917

Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle Shrubs are one of the most stunning summer flowering shrubs blooming from summer to fall. This moderate-growing mounding dwarf Crape features bronze-red new growth that turns deep green in summer and purplish-red in fall. It’s disease resistant and cold tolerant.

Growzone: 6-10

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Dormancy Notice: This plant, like many others, enters dormancy or semi-dormancy in the late fall through early spring. *THIS PLANT IS NOT DEAD. It is completely healthy but upon receiving the plant, you may notice it exhibits fewer leaves, discoloration, or complete leaf drop. This is normal and essential to the plant's health. In fact, planting during dormancy promotes root growth, giving your plant a better start for spring, when new foliage will begin to grow.

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Cherry Dazzle Dwarf Crape Myrtle Shrubs are a mounding Crape myrtle 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.

  • Great for borders or mass plantings.
  • Slow growing.
  • Resistant to powder mildew.
  • It does well in a container.
  • Excellent Dwarf Variety

About Your Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle

The RAZZLE DAZZLE series, developed at a Michael Dirr breeding program at the Center for Applied Nursery Research in Dearing, Georgia, features a group of crepe myrtle cultivars 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 that bloom in summer (July – August). If spent flowers are promptly deadheaded, additional flowers will continue to bloom into fall. Dark green foliage (bronze new growth in spring) turns burgundy-red in fall. Grayish-brown bark exfoliates with age. Flowers give way to round seed capsules which often persist well into winter. ‘Gamad I’ is commonly sold in commerce under the trade name of Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle.

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Growing Zone: 6-10
Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet
Mature Width: 3 to 4 feet
Classification: Semi-dwarf/Miniature (3-5 feet)
Sunlight: Full Sun
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
This Plants Growzone: 6-10 Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle Hardiness Zone

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