All-Stars Plant Details

 crape myrtle
Latin Name: Lagerstroemia hybrids and cultivars
Common Name: crape myrtle
Type: Tree
Size: Medium
California Native: No
Description: Provides year-round interest with summer flowers, fall color, and handsome ornamental bark in winter; comes in pink, white, lavender-purple, or red-flowering varieties; hybrid forms are more mildew resistant; attracts beneficial insects.
Pruning Needs: prune in winter to shape
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Arboretum Location(s): Arboretum Terrace Garden
White Flower Garden (Gazebo)
Water Needs: Low
Medium
Color(s): Pink
Purple
White
Yellow
Bloom Season(s): Summer
Wildlife Value: Beneficial Insects