• Crape Myrtle


    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

    Type: Perennial

    Family: Lythraceae 

    Native Range: China, Japan

    Zone: 7-9

    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

    Water: Average

    Maintenance: Low

    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

    Fruit: N/A


    Tolerate: Drought, deer