• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing to rounded dome 15 ft. tall, 14 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-di-ka
    Plant type:Shrub, Tree
    Sunset climate zones:7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to rounded dome 15 ft. tall, 14 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Design IdeasThis Crape Myrtle is among the few plants that flower profusely in late summer. It can be kept small enough to fit into city gardens as accent or cover-up. If left alone, it can mature into a large size and be used as a street tree that casts considerable shade. Can be trained as a single- or multi-trunk for a wider canopy that supports a greater number of flowers. Plant where you can enjoy its beautiful multicolored bark and sinuous branches in beds, borders, and huge ceramic pots.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Thin young trees in late winter to early spring, leaving 3-7 main trunks or canopy branches. On older trees, prune only to remove suckers that have emerged from main trunks or ground.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.