Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Lipan'
Lipan Crape Myrtle
Lipan Crape Myrtle is an upright deciduous shrub with an upright spreading crown and smooth exfoliating bark. Its glossy green foliage turns orange and red with fall. Its large frilly lavender-pink panicles bloom on new wood all through summer. Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil. Lipan has excellent disease resistance.
8' - 15'
6’ - 10'
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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. Watch for aphids and scale.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Wildlife Gardens, Urban Gardens, Foundational Planting, and Hedges.
COMPANION PLANTS: Indian Hawthorn, Catmint, Hydrangea
IMAGES: Katy Warner, in bloom, (2) Photoset by Wendy Cutler, (1) 20110716_SanDiegoLibertyStation_CrapeMyrtle_Cutler_P1150338, (2) 20110716_SanDiegoLibertyStation_CrapeMyrtle_Cutler_P1150400, (3) abbamouse, Crepe Myrtle (Lagerstroemia Indica)
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.