- Brilliant red flowers from midsummer to fall
- Dark green foliage turns red tones in fall
- Exfoliating bark
- Mildew-resistant hybrid
Tougher than its Southern cousin, Tonto Hardy Crape Myrtle Tree tolerates subzero temperatures. Like other crape myrtles, this deciduous shrub provides months of interest in the landscape. From midsummer to fall, its bright red flower panicles are on full display. In the fall, its dark green foliage turns reddish hues. Exfoliating bark adds interest to the winter landscape. This mildew-resistant hybrid grows 7-10 ft. tall with a rounded top, making it a good choice as a specimen plant or grouped as a flowering hedge. Grows best in full sun. Zones 6-9.