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Lagerstroemia Center Stage™ Red Crapemyrtle
ENLARGE IMAGE Colorful and long blooming!
  • Center Stage Red is a dramatic black leaf crapemyrtle with bright red flowers in summer
  • Center Stage Red is a dramatic black leaf crapemyrtle with bright red flowers in summer
  • Center Stage Red is a dramatic black leaf crapemyrtle with bright red flowers in summer
NEW FOR 2020!

Lagerstroemia Center Stage™ Red Crapemyrtle

Buy one, get one 50% off!
ZONE 7,8,9
As low as $14.99
  • Intriguing black foliage
  • Bright red flowers
  • Space-saving habit
  • Deer resistant
  • Heat tolerant
  • Ship size: Starter Quart
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Lagerstroemia Center Stage™ Red Crapemyrtle Description

Center Stage Red crapemyrtles are buy one, get one 50%. No code required - discount applies automatically at check out. No limit!

  • Dramatic black-leaf crapemyrtle
  • Outstanding disease resistance
  • Bright cherry-red flowers make amazing contrast with the foliage
  • Space-saving narrow, upright habit
  • Deer resistant

Special features: Dwarf shrub, Long blooming, Deer resistant, Fall color, Fast growing

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name: Lagerstroemia 'SMNLICBF'
  • Common name:
    Crapemyrtle, Crape myrtle, Crepe myrtle
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun (min. 6 hrs/day).
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    Starter quart
  • Soil type:
    Any well-drained soil.
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
    6-12' tall x 8' wide
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Season of interest:
  • Uses:
    Hedge, Edging, Flower gardens, Specimen, Containers
  • Patent:USPP 27,452
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI



Soil:  Moist but well-drained soils are best. Can tolerate some dryness once established.  
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day).
Water:  Average.
Space:  Plant at least 8' apart.
Fertilizing:  Little needed. If desired, fertilize in early spring, once the ground has thawed, with a granular rose fertilizer. A second application may be made in late spring/early summer as well.
Winterizing:  A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended, USDA zone 6.
Maintenance:  Blooms on new wood, so can be safely pruned in spring. Dead wood can be removed in spring, once new growth has begun to emerge and it's clear where any dieback may have occurred.