Crape Myrtle



Common Name: Common Crapemyrtle
Latin Name: Lagerstroemia indica
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: reliable fall color, showy or fragrant flower
Features: Profuse spikes of white, pink, or purple flowers through summer, and smooth, peeling bark.
Comments: Many sizes and colors available, but ‘National Arboretum’ cultivars are excellent choices.
Problems: Aphids and powdery mildew affect many cultivars.
Firewise: Yes


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