Natchez Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Natchez'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh fa-ru-EE-i|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Lilyturf (Liriope); Mexican Heather (Cuphea); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
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