Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Comanche Crepe Myrtle'

Plant Group: Deciduous Trees
Genus: Lagerstroemia
Species 'Var': indica x fauriei
Common Name: 'Comanche Crepe Myrtle'

Quick Facts:

Highly resistant to powdery mildew. Adaptable to a range of conditions, however is best in moist, well drained, slightly acidic soils in a position receiving full sun. Moderate drought and heat tolerant. A small upright tree with masses of dark coral-pink flowers and showy, sinuous bark. Suitable for small gardens and growing containers. Coral-pink flowers with golden anthers are produced in large panicles on the tips of current season's growth. Flowers for up to 80 days in warmer areas, from early to mid-summer. Pruning in winter will encourage the production of larger flower heads the following summer.

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Height: 6m
Width: 4m
Rate of growth: Slow

Foliage:

Bronze/gold autumn colour

Flowers:

Masses of dark coral pink flowers with golden anthers. Flowers for up to 80 days from early to mid-summer.

Fruit: