Crape Myrtle

07/26/2023 | Ken Davis




  • Intense watermelon-pink, solar reds, and LED whites cover this heat-loving bloomer during the late-summer lull in the garden.
  • Use as an accent or to cover unattractive views on a small scale.
  • Plant where you can enjoy its beautiful multicolored bark and sinuous branches up close.
  • The flowers show against forest green foliage that turns red and orange in autumn.
  • Growing to just head height, every yard has room for at least one, and only available for summer planting.

How to Grow Crape Myrtle