Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors(hardy down to 0℉)
This plant may not thrive in your area
- Mature Height:
- 20-25 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 10-20 ft.
- Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'
- Does Not Ship To:
Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
Bright Red Blooms Last Up to 4 Months
Why Dynamite Crape Myrtle Trees?
Developed to produce the brightest red blooms of all Crapes, the Dynamite Crape Myrtle is a specimen show-stopper. Plus, it's hassle-free, with pest and disease resistance as well as drought tolerance. So, you get spectacular blooms that last from spring to fall without harsh sprays, fertilizer, or tons of water...especially since it's fast-growing.
And it's one of the hardiest Crape Myrtles available. That means you get an excellent specimen tree, natural privacy barrier or border along your driveway that's carefree down to 0 degrees.
You get bright red blooms for months, despite tough conditions. Thriving in a number of conditions and areas, all without effort on your part, the Dynamite Crape Myrtle puts on a dazzling, vibrant show of red. When everything else has stopped blooming because of the heat and humidity of the summer, the Dynamite Crape is just getting started. And you get blooms that start light red the first year and then get deeper each passing year – giving you the best yard on the block.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
When you order your Dynamite Crape from Fast Growing Trees, you get a well-nurtured tree from our nursery. Because we've put in the hard work to grow your tree from day one, you get a Dynamite Crape Myrtle that’s unlike any other.
You get a Dynamite that you won’t find at your local garden center…a Dynamite with better branching and healthier roots.
Don't wait – the deep red color and easy growth of the Dynamite make it a bestseller. Get your own Dynamite Crape Myrtle Tree today!
Customer Reviews & Photos
Excellent shipping and quality plants
Very happy with shipping and plant quality. Now we’ll see if they grow after the winter.
Dynamite Crape Myrtles
Easy tp order and arrived quickly. Plants appeared healthy on opening the shipping box. Took them out and watered them for a few days before planting. Able to measure out and plant along driveway, three on each side. Planned to stagger sides but given expected mature sizes and location of southern magnolia also purchased changed plans to planting directly across from each other along the driveway. In the ground now 4 days and have had ample rain since planting. Can’t wait for them to start growing in the spring and blooming. Looking forward to full size of plants.
my first buy
arrive very good condition .think price is high for such a little tree.
Very Good. We'll see if I **** the trees or not
The trees were nice but I'm afraid I made a mistake . I don't think they will survive in zone 6 where I am. I'll just have to wait and see.
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Find an area with well-drained soil and full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day).
Dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Place your tree, backfill your soil and water to settle the roots. Mulch the area around the tree to conserve moisture.
2. Watering: Myrtles are quite drought tolerant but may need more watering during the hot summer season. If you’re not sure when to water your Crape, simply check the surrounding soil about 3 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it’s time to water.
3. Fertilizing: Apply a slow-release fertilizer in the early spring and summer seasons.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$99.00 +||FREE SHIPPING with code JAN99!|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|