Delta Flame™ Crapemyrtle

Lagerstromia indica ‘Delec’ Home » The Collection » Delta Flame™ Delta Flame has the perfect combination of dark burgundy foliage and re-blooming red blooms. This small tree or hedge (8-12') is an excellent low water choice. Foliage color does not fade in hot summer sun. Deciduous.
Delta Flame™ Crapemyrtle
Delta Flame™ Crapemyrtle Closeup
Feature Reblooming red blooms in summer
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F USDA Zones 7-10
Sunset Zones 7-10, 12-15, 18-21
Special Features Fall Blooming, Heat Tolerance, Longer Blooming, Reblooming, Water-wise
Landscape Use Accent, Cottage/Informal, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass planting, Privacy Planting
Exposure Full sun
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Dimensions 8-12' H x 4-6' in W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Deciduous
Water Needs Low Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Apply a balanced slow-release before spring growth
Pruning To shape, in late winter

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2” deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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