Colorama™ Scarlet Lagerstroemia

Lagerstroemia ‘JM1’ PP31585 Home » The Collection » Colorama™ Scarlet Masses of scarlet-red flowers come to life on deep green foliage from summer through fall. Vigorous, self-branching habit, reaching 15–20 ft tall and 8–12 ft wide. Excellent as a landscape specimen.
Colorama™ Scarlet Lagerstroemia
Feature Colorful masses of scarlet-red flowers summer through fall
USDA Zones Hardy to -10°F to 0°F USDA zones 6–10
Sunset Zones 5–10, 12–17, 18–24
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Water-wise
Landscape Use Accent, Cottage/Informal
Exposure Full sun
Flowering Season Summer to Fall
Dimensions 15–20' high x 8–12' wide
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in early spring
Pruning Prune in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

water before planting

plant in full sun

dig hole 2X the width of pot

backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level

water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed

mulch 1-2” deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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