Crape Myrtle “Natchez”
A popular ornamental garden deciduous tree or large bush with smooth dark, cinnamon brown exfoliating bark. Glossy green leaves turn vibrant orange red in fall. Panicles of pure white, soft textured flowers bloom all summer. Makes an excellent specimen or accent planting.
Deciduous trees can “drop” their leaves during winter. No worries. They will return.
Light Needs: Partial to full sun
Water needs: Once established, only occasional.
Size: To 20 ft. Can be trimmed.
Year round interest: Bird friendly. Deer resistant. Attractive bark. Tolerates urban pollution. Beautiful blooms.
Growing Zone: 6,7,8,9,10