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Siren Red® Crapemyrtle Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit VII' Cultivar U.S. Plant Patent #14,975 Siren Red® is a moderate grower which can reach 3 feet in a 3 or 5-gallon in one season. The oxblood red ﬂowers are distinctly darker red than Dynamite® or Red Rocket®. Flowers appear by early July and continue until frost. Siren Red® grows and ﬂowers best when NOT pruned back in the winter. Remember: pruning is always stunting. Flowering is best in full sun. Features * Flowers: oxblood red * Buds: oxblood red * Foliage: crimson new leaves quickly change to dark green and leathery * Fall color: unknown at this time as ﬂowering generally continues until frost * Growth habit: single or mul- tiple stem, medium upright shrub, 6 to 12 feet or more in height * Very drought tolerant * Highly resistant to powdery mildew Developed and patented by Dr. Carl Whitcomb, Stillwater, Oklahoma Crapemyrtle grow best and ﬂower most profusely in full sun. Crapemyrtle will grow in most soils, however the better the plant growth, the more ﬂowers. Water during droughts for better ﬂowering. Fertilize moderately ONLY in spring; do not fertilize crapemyrtle in the fall. Siren Red® is a registered trademark of Lacebark, Inc., an Oklahoma Corporation.
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