CRAPE MYRTLE (Lagerstroemia spp.)

Evergreen: No
Size: Small, Medium
Bloom Period: Summer
Bloom Color: Red, White, Pink, Purple
Exposure: Sun
Category: Trees
Landscape Uses:
Plant as accents,barriers,hedges in front of evergreens and even in containers. This versatile plant offers summer color,fall color and interesting bark in the winter. Choose a tree from the descriptions below for your particular application.

Plant Description: Crape Myrtles are deciduous trees that produce colorful long lasting flowers from spring till fall.  The crinkled flowers are born in terminal clusters in shades of pink, purple, red, and white.  Crape Myrtles are heat and drought tolerant once established.  The green leaves are arranged opposite along the stems.

 

Intermediate Crape Myrtles reach a mature size of five to ten feet tall.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Acoma’ has a spreading growth habit, white flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Hopi’ has a rounded growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Pecos’ has a vase-shape growth habit with pink flowers and is resistant to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Tonto’ has a vase-shape growth habit with red flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘White Chocolate’ has a rounded growth habit with white flowers and a good resistance to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Zuni’ has a vase-shape growth habit with purple flowers and is resistant to mildew.

 

Medium Crape Myrtles reach a mature size of ten to twenty feet tall.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Catawba’ has a vase-shape growth habit with purple flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Centennial Spirit’ has an upright growth habit with red flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Country Red’ has an upright growth habit with red flowers and a good resistance to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Dynamite’ has an upright growth habit with red flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Lipan’ has an upright growth habit with lavender flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Near East’ has a rounded growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Peppermint Lace’ has an upright growth habit with pink and white flowers and a good resistance to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Pink Velour’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Raspberry Sundae’ has an upright growth habit with red and white flowers and a fair resistance to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Sioux’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and is resistant to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Tuskegee’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘William Toovey’ has a broad vase-shape growth habit with dark pink flowers and a good resistance to mildew.

This group of Crape Myrtles reaches a mature size of more than twenty feet tall.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Basham’s Party Pink’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Biloxi’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Carolina Beauty’ has an upright growth habit with red flowers and a poor resistance to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Dallas Red’ has an upright growth habit with red flowers and a fair resistance to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Glendora White’ has an upright growth habit with white flowers and is mildew resistance.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Miami’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstroemia x fauriei ‘Muskogee’ has a rounded growth habit with lavender flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Natchez’ has a rounded growth habit with white flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Potomac’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and a good resistance to mildew.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Red Rocket’ has an upright growth habit with red flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstroemia x fauriei ‘Tuscarora’ has an upright growth habit with pink flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Twilight’ has an upright growth habit with dark purple flowers and is mildew resistant.

Lagerstromia indica ‘Watermelon Red’ has an upright growth habit with red flowers and a fair resistance to mildew.

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