Printed at http://www.soonerplantfarm.com/

Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Lagerstroemia indica Catawba CATAWBA CRAPEMYRTLE
Image property of Sooner Plant Farm

Image property of Sooner Plant Farm


Lagerstroemia indica 'Catawba'

CATAWBA CRAPEMYRTLE

Buy Catawba Crapemyrtle online. A dark purple flowering crapemyrtle, medium sized and produces an abundance of flowers mid summer until frost with attractive fall color.

Height:

12-15 Feet

Spread:

15-18 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Exfoliating
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
  • Dark Purple
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Year-Round
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Cut Flowers
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Lagerstroemia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Nothing to display.