Muskogee Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Muskogee'
Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh fa-ru-EE-i
|Description||Panicles of light lavender-pink flowers appear amid glossy green foliage that turns red in fall. The cinnamon colored bark is smooth, peeling to a shiny light gray. A large shrub or small tree that makes an excellent specimen or group planting. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Magnolia (Magnolia); Lilyturf (Liriope); False Heather (Cuphea); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed in early spring. Thin young trees late winter to early spring; leave 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove suckers from the base of older trees.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.