- Common Name(s):
- Crape myrtle
Smooth to exfoliating bark; best to prune off seed pods to promote reblooming
- 15-30 ft.
- Panicle of white, pink, red, purple flowers July to fall on new growth
- Sun; moist, well drained soil
- Multistemmed; rounded crown; dense branching
- 6-15 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 1 to 2.8 in. opposite to whorled, simple leaf; yellow, orange, red fall color; white flowered trees produce yellow fall color
NCCES plant id: 2032