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Lagerstroemia indica and hybrids

Common Name(s):
Crapemyrtle
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; attractive bark; pruning in fall or winter can reduce winter hardiness

Height:
5-15 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite to alternate dark green leaves in whorls of three; fall color can be orange, yellow, red
Flower:
Cluster of white, pink, red, rose, or purple flowers in summer, borne on current season's growth
Zones:
7 to 9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Varies with cultivar; most are upright, dense mounds to pyramidal
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1648

Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica
Jacinta lLuch Valero, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica
Iwatebuddy, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica
Hans Enderle, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica
Jim the Photographer, CC BY - 2.0
Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica
Margit, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica
C Smith, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica
Phillip Merritt, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0