Zones 7 - 9
Zones 7 - 9
The Rhapsody in Pink Crapemyrtle can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.
Type of tree:
The Rhapsody in Pink Crapemyrtle falls into the following type(s): Flowering Trees, Shrubs
10' - 12' High
The Rhapsody in Pink Crapemyrtle grows to be 10' - 12' feet in height.
12' - 15' Spread
The Rhapsody in Pink Crapemyrtle has a spread of about 12' - 15' at full maturity.
This crapemyrtle does well in full sun.
The Rhapsody in Pink Crapemyrtle grows in moist, well drained soils.
This crapemyrtle has rounded shape.
Soft pink summer flowers. Purplish new growth retains its color most of the season. Mildew resistant; heat and drought tolerant. Deer resistant.
Rhapsody in Pink ® Crapemyrtle adds a distinct look to any yard. The soft pink summer flowers contrast nicely against the dark purple foliage. This upright crape myrtle is a fast growing tree growing up to three feet per year. The soft pink flowers continue throughout the summer from July to the first frost. The deer resistant plant makes a good stand alone plant or as part of the mixed border. Does best in moist or well drained soils. Height 10' to 12', Spread 12' to 15' (zones 7 to 9)
Dr. Whitcomb's Crapemyrtle: Dr. Carl Whitcombs has been working with crapemyrtles for over 30 years. The breakthrough in plant breeding that has created more cold-hardy crapemyrtle cultivars and unique crapemyrtles such as the Red Rocket.
The soft pink summer flowers contrast nicely against the dark purple foliage.