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Lagerstroemia indica Little Chief

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

The Little Chief Series are dwarf forms of Lagerstroemias, growing up to 1m tall with a multi branched stems. Covered in a mass display of frilly crepe flowers throughout summer. Available in white, pink and mauve colours. Offers all round interest with autumn tones and a smooth mottled bark.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

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
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