Long-lasting crinkly, crepelike flowers grace this plant in summer and early fall. Light green summer leaves turn red, orange, or purplish in autumn. Prune hard in spring. At home in the South.
Attributes - Lagerstroemia indica
Plant Type: Shrub, Tree
Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Mid Fall
Flower Color: Lavender, Pink, Purple, Red, White
Height: 10 ft. to 12 ft.
Width: 12 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Root Rot, Scales.