Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.
Crepe myrtles are best suited to warm dry climates, but will grow in most areas.
The summer blooms light pink, pink, purplish red, petal, numerous in panicles.
The crepe myrtle flowers are wonderful – each petal is really like crepe paper, very wrinkly and crinkly, and that’s where it gets its name.
Can be grown as a single stemmed tree or multi trunked tree Will tolerate periods of dryness.
Lagerstroemia are suitable for small gardens and are often planted as street trees or shrub borders.
They may also be effectively used for tall screening or informal hedging.