Natchez Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia x faurei 'Natchez'
The Natchez Crape Myrtle produces long lasting clusters of white flowers. each cluster can range from 8” to 16” long. It also has one of the longest flowering periods of any Crape Myrtle, 110 days. It has a tall and arching growing habit with small leaves that are glossy dark green in the summer and vibrant orange - red in the fall. Each summer the Natchez Crape Myrtle exfoliates its dark cinnamon-brown colored bark in thin strips to expose a smooth and cream colored bark. It is adaptable to a wide range of soil types and is very drought tolerant. Bloom Time : Mid summer to late summer. Growth rate : Fast 3-4 ft per year
Height : 20-25 feet Width : 15-20 feet
Exposure : Full sun to partial shade
Hardiness zones : 7-10