One of the most versatile plants in Texas, the Crape Myrtle is great for almost any garden. It is a handsome, Summer-flowering plant, offered in a wide variety of colors that maintains its stunning flowers all Summer long. Once well established, the Crape Myrtle is drought tolerant and can be found in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.
Common Name: Crape Myrtle
Native Range: China, Japan
Height: 20.00-30.00 ft.
Spread: 8.00-10.00 ft.
Bloom Time: Seasonal
Bloom Description: Pink, fuchsia, red, coral, white
Sun: Full sun
Suggested Use: Buffer strips around parking lots, shade tree
Flower: Small flower, large clusters, non-fragrant
Leaf: Rounded, dark green on top, pale green on bottom
Tolerate: Drought, deer