Lagerstroemia De Puard – Crepe Myrtle

  • Description
Indica type: Deciduous small tree with a compact rounded head that covers itself in lilac mauve crepe paper like flowers in summer. Lime green summer leaves turn brilliant red in autumn. Many cultivars with flowers of white, pink, mauve, red or purple hues. The bark is thin and smooth, with a mottled pinkish-gray colour and sheds each year to reveal a clean new surface.

Bergerac – Dark-cerise

St Emillion – Red

Kimono – White

Height x Width 4 x 3
Height Range Small 1-5m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Round
Country of Origin India
Similar to Consider Metrosideros
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
Deciduous Leaf Colour Brilliant Red
  • Flower
Flower Colour Lilac mauve
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Accent Yes


 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.