This dwarf crapemyrtle selection, 'Baton Rouge,' (also known as 'Beverly') is a miniature weeping shrub with green leaves and dark pinkish red flowers. Flowering can begin as early as the latter weeks of spring and continue up until frost. In fall, the leaves turn yellow, orange and red.
Like other crapemrytles in the Dixie Series, 'Baton Rouge' tolerates heat and drought and grows on any well-drained soil that is highly too alkaline. However, occasional watering, especially as this plant begins...
This dwarf crapemyrtle is a compact, deciduous shrub admired for heavy flowering and its low, broad habit. From early summer to fall, 'Bayou Marie' produces bi-colored blossoms in clusters on the tips of its branches. The petals of the flowers are crinkled, lavender-pink and edged with a deeper reddish-pink. The dual color of the flowers is most pronounced when temperatures are mild. This shrub has gray-green leaves that turn a mix of orange and red in autumn. New branches are red in color, and typically...
(Berlingot Menthe Crapemyrtle, Crapemyrtle)
The showy, compact crapemyrtle ‘Berlingot Menthe’ has beautiful bi-colored blooms of pink and white. A heat-loving compact shrub descended from a species native to eastern Asia, it has medium-green leaves that turn shades of red in the fall. In midsummer it bears large clusters of dark rosy-pink flowers edged in white. It has mottled red-brown bark that adds appeal to the winter landscape.
Like most crapemyrtles, it tolerates a wide range of well-drained soils and grows best in hot, sunny locations....
This dwarf crapemyrtle, 'Bourbon Street,'(also known as'June Marie') is a miniature shrub with gray-green leaves and watermelon-red flowers. Bloom starts in late spring and continue until frost. In fall, the leaves turn shades of yellow, orange and orange-red.
Like other crapemyrtles in the Dixie Series, this shrub tolerates heat and drought and almost any well-drained soil that is not highly alkaline. Nonetheless, adequate moisture, especially as flowering begins, keeps the leaves green and bloom...
(Byer's Wonderful White Crapemyrtle, Crapemyrtle)
A wonderful white-flowering crapemyrtle, 'Byer's Wonderful White' (also known as 'Alabama White' and 'Byars White') is a heat-loving, cold-hardy deciduous tree with unusually large flower clusters. It has a multi-stemmed base and an upright habit widening to a lovely broad rounded canopy. Its glossy leaves are dark green and turn shades of orange-red in the fall. In summer, it bears very large, loose panicles, or clusters, of crinkly, white flowers on practically every branch tip.
A classic, widely-grown crapemyrtle, ‘Carolina Beauty’ is a heat-loving, multi-stemmed, deciduous small tree, selected from a species native to eastern Asia. In mid to late summer it bears many loose clusters of vivid, bright cherry-red to pink-red flowers on branch tips. Mature plants have an upright, slightly fountain-shaped habit and bark that exfoliates modestly.
Like most crapemyrtles, ‘Carolina Beauty’ tolerates a wide range of soils, if drainage is good, and grows best in hot, sunny locations....
This medium-sized crapemyrtle is a slow-growing deciduous shrub with distinctively hued flowers. From midsummer onward, 'Cedar Red' produces red buds and then orange-tinged red blossoms in clusters on branch tips. En masse, gathered in tight clusters, the flowers yield an orange-red that is distinct from red or pink-red crapemyrtles. The leaves emerge in spring with a red tinge and then turn green.
Like other crapemyrtles, ‘Cedar Red’ tolerates a wide range of well-drained soils. A heat-loving...
(Centennial Spirit Crapemyrtle, Crapemyrtle)
Centennial Spirit crapemyrtle is a heat-loving, large shrub to small tree that originates from eastern Asia. It has thick, glossy, dark green leaves that turn shades of orange and red in the fall. In midsummer it bears large, loose clusters of crinkly wine-red flowers at its branch tips. Mature plants have a fountain-shaped habit and attractive exfoliating bark.
Crapemyrtle is tolerant of a wide range of well drained soils and grows best in hot sunny locations. Foliar powdery mildew can be a...
This dwarf crapemyrtle, 'Centennial,' is a rounded deciduous shrub that covers itself with clusters of lavender-colored flowers in summer. In autumn the green leaves turn shades of orange, with swatches of red and yellow.
Like other dwarf crapemrytles, 'Centennial' tolerates heat, drought, and almost any well-drained soil that is not highly alkaline. Adequate moisture, especially as plants begin to flower, ensures green leaves and full bloom. This plant has demonstrated resistance to powdery...