Plant Catalog - LAGERSTROEMIA PETITE EMBERS
LAGERSTROEMIA PETITE EMBERS
Lagerstroemia indica - Petite Series 'Embers', 'Moners'
Petite Embers Dwarf Crape Myrtle
A deciduous tree with an upright, open branching habit. Frilly, deep pinky-red 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 yellow in fall. Alternately arranged leaves are oval, sometimes rounded, and somewhat wavy-edged. Bark exfoliates with age. Dwarf hybrid.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21; H1, H2
Mature size: 5 feet high and 4 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate water