Cathy Carr, APLDTraditional Patio, DC Metro
@ Garden Gate Landscaping, Inc.
What Houzz contributors are saying:
Botanical name: Lagerstroemia indicaCommon names: Common crape myrtle, crepe myrtleUSDA zones: 6 to 9 (find your zone). If you’re at the coldest end of the spectrum (around or above the Mason-Dixon line), you’ll want to find a warm, protected microclimate for it. Water requirement: Needs moist, well-drained soil but can tolerate drier conditions once it is establishedLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 15 to 40 feet high and 6 to 15 feet wide Benefits and tolerances: Can tolerate dry soils and claySeasonal interest: Summer and fall flowers; exfoliating bark; beautiful silhouette in winterWhen to plant: Either after the last frost or at least four weeks before the first frost
What Houzzers are commenting on:
What is the name of the 3 small trees? Mandy Mitchell Those are crepe myrtles. March 15, 2012 PRO GreenHeart LLC Yes, they are Crapemrytles, Lagerstroemia species. Winter hardy in zones 7 and farther south, the leaves emerge late in Spring and the flowering occurs in mid to late Summer. Both bark and fall lead color are ornamental. Truly a small tree for all four seasons. August 22, 2012 Dianne Kaufman what type of crepe myrtle? March 29, 2017 PRO GreenHeart LLC It's been a few years, but I think they are Lagerstroemia x 'Sioux' March 29, 2017 Dianne Kaufman Thanks. I am going to put a few in my yard. July 10, 2017