Crape Myrtle

Gardening Guide

Crape Myrtle

Pocomoke Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica ‘Pocomoke’
A U.S. National Arboretum introduction. A unique dwarf-size, multistemmed shrub with panicles of dark rosy pink flowers that bloom throughout the summer. The dark green foliage turns rich bronze-red in fall. Nice accent, in containers or massed in borders.

3-5' tall x 4-5' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Princess Holly Ann™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0701’
Cherry red blooms cover this mounding dwarf shrub from summer to fall. New growth is a copper red which turns deep green in summer and a purplish-red in fall. Good disease resistance.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Princess Jaden™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0810’
Lavender flowers bloom from summer through fall over the dark green leaves that turn copper to reddish purple in fall. Perfect for borders, containers, and mass plantings.

1-2' tall x 1-2' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Princess Kylie™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0803’
Magenta flowers from summer through fall above undulating gray green leaves. Perfect for mass plantings. Good disease resistance.

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Princess Lyla™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0804’
Rose pink flowers from summer through fall above dark green leaves that turn gold in fall. Perfect for beds, containers and mass plantings.

1-2' tall x 1-2' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Princess Zoey™ Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0702’
Red and pink flowers from summer through fall above dark green leaves that turn reddish-purple in fall. Perfect for mass plantings.

4-5' tall x 3' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Purple Magic Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia ‘Purple Magic’ PP23906
Blooming in early to late summer with dark purple flowers, this dense shrub form of crape myrtle fits in the landscape where taller crape myrtles do not. The new growth has a reddish tint and eventually matures to glossy green, setting off the rich purple flowers.

6-10' tall x 6-10' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Red Rocket® Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit IV’ PP11342
A compact and upright grower with clusters of ruby red, crepe papery flowers nearly cover the multi-stemmed shrub all summer long. The dark green foliage turns rich bronze-red in fall for great cool season interest.

15-20' tall x 12-15' wide

Full sun

Red Rooster® Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia ‘PIILAG III’ P23,178
A beautiful mid-size, upright grower with large panicles of brilliant red blooms. The disease resistant foliage starts as maroon-red in spring and transitions into dark green. It is the perfect plant to use as a specimen or grouping in any size garden.

8-10' tall x 5' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Rhapsody in Pink® Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit VIII’ PP16616
A vigorous grower with dark wine new growth and soft pink flowers that bloom all summer. Prolonged flowering season due to new flower buds being formed on old flower panicles. Drought tolerant and highly resistant to powdery mildew.

10-15' tall x 8-12' wide

Full sun

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF