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Tonto Hardy Crape Myrtle Tonto Hardy Crape Myrtle

Tonto Hardy Crape Myrtle

A Gorgeous Landscape Plant
Gorgeous landscape plant gives you huge, reddish-pink bloom clusters throughout the summer. With its highly ornamental bark and large, profuse flower clusters, you'll enjoy this garden beauty year round.
  • Zone 6-10
  • Height 8 - 10 feet
  • Bloom Time Mid summer to late summer.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

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  • Botanical Name:

    Lagerstroemia 'Tonto' (L. indica L. fauriei)

  • Height: 8 - 10 feet
  • Ship As: 2" POT
  • Spread: 10 - 12 feet
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: red
  • Foliage Type: Elliptic-ovate, lustrous medium green. New growth has a bronzy-pink cast. Develop an attractive light maroon to bright red color in fall.
  • Bloom Time: Mid summer to late summer.
  • Flower Form: Large decorative panicles of many small frilled flowers with crinkled petals. Extremely beautiful.
  • Planting Instructions: Adaptable to many soils so long as they are well drained. Firm and water in well.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained, tolerant of heavy clay soils.
  • Growth Rate: Fast once established.
  • Pruning: To shape and for aesthetics. Also remove spent bloom panicles to encourage repeat blooming.
  • Winter Care: Mulch in colder climates, remove in early spring before growth starts until plant is established.
  • Additional Information: Small plants will flower the first season, but heavy flowering does not occur until the second or third season. Exfoliating bark not evident until third or fourth season
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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