• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Summer Color
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-di-ka
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Lilyturf (Liriope); Mexican Heather (Cuphea); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. When established, water deeply, less frequently. Fertilize in spring. Prune spent flowers for a neat appearance. Thin young trees annually, leaving 3 to 7 main trunks. Remove suckers from base of older trees.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.