Heavy blooming Infinitini Watermelon Lagerstroemia Close up of Infinitini Watermelon Lagerstroemia blooms Heavy blooming Infinitini Watermelon Lagerstroemia with Lime Rickey Hydrangea
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Mike Uchneat
Garden Genetics, LLC, Bellefonte, PA

INFINITINI WATERMELON®

Crapemyrtle

Lagerstroemia indica

'G2X133181'

USPP 29,007

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Heavy blooming Infinitini Watermelon Lagerstroemia Close up of Infinitini Watermelon Lagerstroemia blooms Heavy blooming Infinitini Watermelon Lagerstroemia with Lime Rickey Hydrangea
  • Dwarf habit
  • Disease resistant
  • Long blooming
Description

Celebrate summer with the vibrant color of Infinitini Watermelon® crapemyrtle, which shares the bright pink-red color of its namesake fruit. Dwarf habit gives it exceptional landscape versatility; all summer blooms and notable fall color give it months of interest. The Infinitini® series was developed in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania and selected for dwarf, compact habits; outstanding flower color and production; and good performance even in USDA zone 6.

USDA Zone 6 - 10 (-5°F/-20°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 2 - 4'

Width 2 - 4'

Finish Time .5 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Summer

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Moist, well drained soils are best, but crapemyrtle is widely adaptable, including to compacted urban soils.

Pruning Blooms on new wood. Dwarf habit requires little pruning. In colder climates, remove any dead wood in spring, after the new growth has begun to emerge.

Uses Specimen; containers; foundation plantings; mixed borders/perennial gardens.

Growing Tips Infinitini® crapemyrtles have proven hardy in USDA zone 6a. They may die back to the ground in cold climates; however, they resprout from the ground and bloom abundantly in late summer.