Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors(hardy down to 0℉) 6-9 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 20-30 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 15-20 ft.
- Full Sun
- 15 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 5 ft.
- Botanical Name:
- Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket'
- Does Not Ship To:
The Fastest Growing Red Crape Myrtle• bright red blooms that last for months!
• one tough tree- resists disease, insects, and even mildew
• instantly adds rare color to your landscape
• extremely cold hardy- zones 6-9
"True Red" Blooms are Rare on Trees, So It's Kind of a Big Deal
This is the fastest way to get incredible, bright-red blooms in your yard. Just like the name says, this crape myrtle shoots up like a rocket- some growers have reported up to 5 feet of growth in one year! These are fast growing trees that give you amazing red blooms that last for months.
Vibrant Color that Lasts 110 Days
From late spring to early fall, your yard will be dazzled with ruby red clusters of flowers. The Red Rocket also produces unique fall foliage, making it an attractive tree all year long.
Fast Growing but Compact, so it Fits Almost Anywhere
Thriving in growing zones 6-9, this stunning tree can grow to be 20-30 ft. high and 15-20 ft. wide. Like other crape myrtles, the Red Rocket loves to be in the sun and well-drained soil. This flowering tree is deer resistant and drought tolerant, making it extremely easy to grow. Use the Red Rocket Crape Myrtle as a centerpiece in a garden or flower bed, plant several in a row along your driveway, or use it in a mixed border.
Looks Great as a Flowering Privacy Screen
Red Rocket crape myrtles are very attractive when planted in rows. You see them often used lining property, as a privacy screen, or planted along a driveway. When in full bloom, it looks like the trees are on fire!
Very Cold Hardy- All the Way to Zone 6!
These trees are very cold hardy, surviving in northern areas that others cannot. In fact, this is the most cold-hardy red crape myrtle you'll find! Thrives in growing zones 6-9.
Customer Reviews & Photos
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.
|Order Total||Shipping Charges|
|$0 - $9.99||$7.99|
|$10 - $19.99||$9.99|
|$20 - $29.99||$16.99|
|$30 - $39.99||$19.99|
|$40 - $59.99||$22.99|
|$60 - $79.99||$24.99|
|$80 - $99.99||$27.99|
|$100 - $124.99||$29.99|
|$125 and Above||Free Shipping!|
When will I receive my plants?
|Zones 3 & 4 ship the week of April 29th, 2019|
|Zone 5 ships the week of April 14th, 2019|
|Zone 6 ships the week of April 7th, 2019|