Lagerstroemia - Crepe (or Crape) Myrtle – a versatile and showy specimen tree!
Crepe Myrtles are an upright deciduous tree or large shrub that have dark green leaves emerging bronze. The crinkled flowers, hence the name "crepe", appear from summer to autumn in shades of white, pink, red or purple.
Crepe Myrtles require moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Best planted in a warm sheltered position.
Striking, bold, fantastic accent tree with near black foliage and stunning deep red crepe flowers, from Spring to Autumn, providing a stunning contrast. Remove lower limbs to showoff the gorgeous smooth bark or leave bushy for a stunning privacy screen. Low maintenance, drought hardy once established. Deciduous
Colour: Red Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2.5m