Plant Catalog - LAGERSTROEMIA TUSCARORA STD
LAGERSTROEMIA TUSCARORA STD
Lagerstroemia x 'Tuscarora'
Tuscarora Crape Myrtle
A deciduous tree with a slender trunk and an upright, open branching habit. Frilly, rich rosy-pink flower clusters bloom at branch tips. Unique flower texture is like ruffled tissue-paper. Blooms last from summer into fall, attracting honeybees and other pollinators. Foliage turns from green to red-orange in fall. Alternately arranged leaves are oval, sometimes rounded, and somewhat wavy-edged. Bark exfoliates with age. Mildew resistant hybrid.
USDA zones: 6 - 9
Sunset zones: 7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21, H1, H2
Mature size: 22 feet high and 12 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate water