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crape myrtle

crape myrtle
Common Name
crape myrtle
Latin Name
Lagerstroemia hybrids and cultivars
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.

California Native
No
All-Star
Yes
Type
Tree
Size
Medium
Color
Pink
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
Low
Medium
Bloom Season(s):
Summer
Wildlife Value(s):
Beneficial Insects
Pruning Needs

prune in winter to shape