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Tonto Crape Myrtle is a smaller tree reaching heights of just 8-10 feet.
Blooms are very long lasting, all summer to fall.
Tonto Crape Myrtles have a candy pink bloom.
Crape Myrtles have bark that peels to reveal unique coloring for great winter interest.
Fall leaf color of the Tonto is intense red.
This plant may not thrive in your area
A dependable explosion of bright, fiery-red blooms will appear every summer to brighten your landscape. Tonto is richly green leaved in summer, and dark maroon for fall color. Tonto crape myrtle won the Georgia Gold Medal (1996) and Mississippi Medallion (1999) for faithful, long lasting beauty and resilience in hot climates. Offers a powerful punch of color into a small space. For best flowering - plant crape myrtles in full sun. This is the perfect tree for adding glorious color to a small yard. Prepare to enjoy amazing beauty of Tonto Crape Myrtle. One of the last trees in your yard to loose its leaves, Tonto is also the least likely to fall prey to flower spotting in crape myrtles. Your new Tonto Crape Myrtle will arrive with an excellent root system. We practice due diligence pruning at Brighter Blooms Nursery to develop Crape Myrtle trees with vigorous root systems and well-branched heads. This added effort on our part ensures every customer is the recipient of an easy-to-grow Tonto Crape Myrtle that will quickly reward you with flowering beauty.