Crape Myrtle | Drought Tolerant Trees
The Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) has good reasons why this it is so popular: it grows to an ideal height, the canopy establishes very quickly and evenly, and the bloom cycles are exceptionally long. Crape Myrtles are known to show their beautiful red-pink flowers from early spring all the way into the fall.
Moist to dry soil
24 inches per season
Showy, lavender, pink, red, rose or white
Small brown capsule
Pest & Disease
Susceptible to Aphids, Powdery Mildew and Sooty Mold
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