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Tonto Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Tonto'


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Tonto Crape Myrtle is a semi-dwarf multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with exfoliating bark.  The foliage is a glossy dark green before turning dull red or burgundy in fall, while the large purple-pink panicles bloom on new wood in summer.  Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil.  Good resistance to powdery mildew, heat, and drought.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

6' - 8'

Spread: 

6’ - 8'

Spacing: 

6'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Water Regularly.  Prune back in spring before bloom to promote flowers.  It can be susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew.  Watch for aphids and scale.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardensUrban Gardens, Foundation Planting, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS: LilyturfHibiscusAgastache

ImagePhoto by David J. Stang, Lagerstroemia x fauriei Tonto 1zzCC BY-SA 4.0

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