Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Natchez'
Natchez Crape Myrtle
Natchez Crape Myrtle is a large deciduous shrub with dark cinnamon exfoliating bark. The glossy deep green foliage turns vibrant red-orange in fall, while the large white soft panicles bloom on new wood in summer. Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil. Mildew resistant.
15' - 20'
15’ - 20'
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6 - 9
Full Sun, Part Sun
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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water Regularly. Prune back in spring before bloom to promote flowers. It can be susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew. Watch for aphids and scale.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Wildlife Gardens, Urban Gardens, Foundation Planting, and Hedges.
COMPANION PLANTS: Indian Hawthorn, Butterfly Bush, Agastache
IMAGES: Abhishek 786, Crape myrtle, CC BY-SA 4.0, (2)Photo by David J. Stang, Lagerstroemia Natchez 7zz, CC BY-SA 4.0
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown