Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Muskogee'
Muskogee Crape Myrtle
Muskogee Crape Myrtle is a large rounded deciduous shrub with smooth exfoliating cinnamon bark with light grey inner bark. The foliage is a glossy emerald green that turns red with fall, while the large lavender-pink panicles bloom on new wood in summer. Flowers give way to round seed capsules that persist through winter. Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil.
10' - 20'
10’ - 15'
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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: Lilyturf, Indian Hawthorn, Magnolia
IMAGES: Photo by David J. Stang, Lagerstroemia x fauriei Muskogee 1zz, CC BY-SA 4.0, (2) Photo by cultivar413, 200829 009 Vista, (3) Michael Martin from Cypress, Texas, Muskogee Crape Myrtle - Flickr - pinemikey, CC BY-SA 2.0
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown