Lagerstroemia 'Acoma'

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  • Common Name: Crape Myrtle
  • Plant Story:

    A spectacular dwarf deciduous tree, Lagerstroemia 'Acoma' features white florescent flowers from mid-summer to early fall that gives way to showy seed capsules that persist into the fall. Small dark green foliage turns showy shades of red to purple in the fall. Gray-green peeling bark creates great winter interest.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 6-9
  • Height: 2-10 ft
  • Spread: 2-10 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen small tree or in small groups
  • Leaf: Dark green foliage
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Fungal leaf spots, powdery mildew, and chlorosis
  • Form: Vase Shaped
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Plant in a protected location and apply winter mulch. Prune back to live wood in the spring.

Crape Myrtle - Additional Photos