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Lagerstroemia indica Dwarf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lagerstroemia indica Dwarf Dwarf Crepe Myrtle,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

The dwarf forms of Lagerstroemia can get up to 1m tall with a multi branched trunk. It is covered in a mass display of crepe flowers throughout summer. Offers all round interest with autumn tones and a smooth mottled bark. They are available in a range of colours. A very hardy landscaping plant looking great when used in mass plantings.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lythraceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Orange
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple, White, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High