Center Stage® Red Crapemyrtle

Looking for a crapemyrtle that doesn’t disappear in the crowd? This is it! The CENTER STAGE® Red series was developed by Spring Meadow’s Megan Mathey with the goal of very disease resistant black foliage and super stunning flower color. CENTER STAGE® Red is the first to market, with vivacious cerise-colored blooms in summer.

Additional information

Dimensions8 × 6 ft
Botanical Name

Lagerstroemia indica 'SMNLICBF' PP#32,515

Zone

6b, 7, 8, 9, 10

Flower Color

Red

Foliage Color

Black, Purple

Height

6-12'

Width/Spread

8'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil

Moist

Bloom Time

Summer

Uses

Borders, Containers, Hedges, Specimen

Features

Clay soil, Deer resistant, Disease resistant, Fall interest, Heat tolerant

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Plant Care

Blooms on new wood. Pruning depends on the plant’s role in the landscape, however, these large, tree-like crapemyrtles are best pruned only to develop an appealing form. Regular pruning or cutting back should generally be avoided.