Why would a red crepe myrtle turn white?

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    September 1, 2012 — What’s going on when a red crepe myrtle turns white? Mike McGrath investigates the curious case of color change in crepe. Plus your fabulous phone calls!

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    Question of the Week

    I purchased a “Red Rocket” Crepe Myrtle two years ago specifically because of the bright red blooms that were covering the plant. Last year I anxiously awaited their reappearance, but the flowers that emerged were white!! How did this happen? Is there anything I can do? Please help! Get the answer »

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