crape-myrtle

Botanical Name Lagerstroemia spp.
Common Name Crape Myrtle
Plant Type Tree
Hardiness Zone 6-9
Height 6-30 ft.
Spread 6-20 ft.
Habit upright multi-trunk
Exposure full sun
Bloom Type July-Sept.
Bloom Color various (depends on cultivar)
Flower showy
Autumn/Winter Intrest good fall color
Suggested Use specimen, groupings
Locations Many locations throughout park
Notes Crape myrtle is an upright deciduous tree or large shrub. Dark green leaves emerge bronze. White, pink, red, or purple flowers appear from summer to autumn. Peeling gray-and-brown bark is attractive.
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