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PlantFiles: Crape Myrtle, Crepe Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae'

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Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagerstroemia (la-ger-STREEM-ee-a) (Info)
Species: indica (IN-dih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Sundae

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Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Red
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Bronze-Green

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive lolaj On Jul 11, 2003, lolaj from Lubbock, TX wrote:

Thrives with almost total neglect; blooms on new growth; deadwood needs yearly removal in late fall/early spring; prefers full sun; withstands high winds but loses blooms; provides excellent shade planted in front of south-facing windows.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Mountain View Acres, California
Paradise, California
Gainesville, Florida
Hollywood, Florida
Ocala, Florida
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Raleigh, North Carolina
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Lenoir City, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Houston, Texas
Hurst, Texas
Lubbock, Texas



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