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....
(Bicolored Crapemyrtle, Crapemyrtle)
This semi-dwarf crapemyrtle, 'Bi-color,' is a fairly upright, deciduous shrub that produces clusters of white and red flowers on the tips of its branches. The main flush of bloom comes in midsummer and lasts a few weeks. Afterward flowering continues sporadically until frost in autumn. Prune off spent flower clusters to promote a succeeding flush of flowers, which will start in a few weeks.
'Bi-color' tolerates a wide range of well-drained soils and grows best in hot, sunny locations. As this...
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...
A large, upright, multi-trunked, deciduous shrub,
Candycane' produces a profusion of gently arching or pendent bi-color flower clusters. From early summer onward, 'Candycane' produces pink flowers with ruffled white edges on branch tips. Within these white edges there are deep pink veins, or "stripes". It is a heat-loving plant that has green leaves that turn to splattered orange, yellow and red in fall.
Crapemyrtle is tolerant of a wide range of well-drained soils and grows best in hot sunny...
This crapemyrtle is an upright, multi-trunked, large, deciduous shrub that produces gently arching or pendent bicolor flower clusters on the branch tips. From early summer onward, 'Candystripe' produces pink buds that open as rose-pink petals with white edges. It has green leaves that emerge bronzey-red in spring and change to a splattering of orange, yellow and red in fall.
Like many crapemyrtles, ‘Candystripe’ tolerates a wide range of well-drained soils 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...