Plant Catalog - LAGERSTROEMIA PINK VELOUR STD
LAGERSTROEMIA PINK VELOUR STD
Lagerstroemia indica 'Pink Velour', 'Whit III'
Pink Velour Crape Myrtle
A deciduous tree with an upright, compact branching habit. Frilly, deep 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 emerges wine red and matures to maroon-green. Alternately arranged leaves are oval, sometimes rounded, and somewhat wavy-edged. Bark exfoliates with age. Mildew resistant.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21; H1, H2
Mature size: 8 - 10 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate water