• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Crape Myrtle

Botanical Name
Lagerstroemia indica
Hardiness
Zones 7 to 9 (grown as a perennial in colder locations)
Height
15 to 25 feet
Width
15 to 25 feet
Flowers
1 to 1.5
Fall Color
Yellow, orange, red
Light
Full sun
Soil
Needs moist, well drained soil
Planting & Care
  • Can be used as a specimen or planted in small groups
  • Thrives in hot sunny climates
  • Moderately salt tolerant
  • Prune out deadwood in spring
Problems
Powdery mildew, black spot, leaf spot, tip blight, root rot, sooty mold, aphids, Florida wax scale

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


July 13
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

July 14
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI

July 20
Ebert's Greenhouse Village
Ixonia, WI

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Melinda's Trees and Shrubs DVD set!

ENTER NOW