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Sioux Crepe Myrtle Lagerstroemia 'Sioux'

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Phonetic Spelling
la-ger-STROH-mee-ah
Description

This hybrid is a cross between (L. indica 'Dwarf Red' x L. fauriei) x (L. indica 'Pink Lace' x L. fauriei).  Its fall color is not as good as L. indica 'Catawba'

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#fall color#pink flowers#summer flowers#long bloom time#clay soils tolerant#fall color red
 
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#fall color#pink flowers#summer flowers#long bloom time#clay soils tolerant#fall color red
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Lagerstroemia
    Family:
    Lythraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Dark pink crepe paper blooms appear from July-September
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Light Gray
    Surface/Attachment:
    Peeling
    Smooth
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No