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Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'

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la-ger-STROH-mee-ah
Description

'Natchez' is a mildew-resistant cross created by combining L. indica and L. subcostata var. fauriei.   This multi-trunked deciduous shrub is upright and spreading.  It tolerates clay soil and air pollution and can be quite a drought-tolerant once established.

More information on Lagerstroemia.

See this plant in the following landscapes:
Sloped Front Yard Border Landscape Pinewild County Club, Moore County
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#drought tolerant#white flowers#deciduous shrub#air pollution tolerant#flowering shrub#summer fruits#clay soils tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#drought tolerant#white flowers#deciduous shrub#air pollution tolerant#flowering shrub#summer fruits#clay soils tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Lagerstroemia
    Family:
    Lythraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Mildew
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 21 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 21 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Multi-trunked
    Maintenance:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    6-feet-12 feet
    12-24 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
    Fruit Description:
    Round capsules that persist into winter
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green leaves turn brilliant orange-red in the fall
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Flowering Tree
    Hedge
    Screen/Privacy
    Small groups
    Small Tree
    Specimen
    Street Tree
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Diseases
    Drought
    Pollution
    Urban Conditions