Whitehorse City Council

Lagerstroemia indica var. Indian Summer ® – Crepe Myrtle

Lagerstroemia Small, wide spreading deciduous tree with a very open habit. Features bunches of small flowers in pink, white, mauve and purple, which appear in summer. The branching is sculptural, smooth and pink-grey coloured. Can be used under powerlines and in narrow nature strips but will require formative pruning to develop a single trunk.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: generally trouble free.
Height: 5m x 7 m
Growth Rate: medium
Canopy density: low
Origin: China
Drought tolerance: average
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate