Lagerstroemia indica 'Tuscarora'

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  • Common Name: Crape Myrtle
  • Plant Story:

    Long period of striking flower color, attractive fall foliage, fabulous, exfoliating bark and good drought-tolerance, making it a favorite small tree for either formal or informal landscapes. Cultivar is a mildew resistant version that is upright, spreading, and multi-stemmed.

  • Type: Tree Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: July-September
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Planting Zone: 6-9
  • Height: 2-16 ft
  • Spread: 2-16 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen tree
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Fungal leaf spots, powdery mildew, and chlorosis
  • Form: Upright-spreading
  • Special Care Instructions:

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


Crape Myrtle - Additional Photos