Panicles of light lavender-pink flowers appear amid glossy green foliage that turns red in fall. The cinnamon colored bark is smooth, peeling to a shiny light gray. A large shrub or small tree that makes an excellent specimen or group planting. Deciduous.
Common Name: Muskogee Crape Myrtle
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Muskogee'
Watering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Botanical Pronunciation:la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh fa-ru-EE-i
Plant type:Perennial, Tree
Sunset climate zones:7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Special features:Attractive Bark, Fall Color, Waterwise
Flower attributesShowy Flowers
Garden styleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic