Flowering & Ornamentals
Lagerstroemia indica commonly known as 'Catawba' is appropriate for Zone 7-9. Displays large, long lasting clusters of dark purple crepe-like flowers. Handsome foliage has bronze hue in spring, is bright green in summer, and turns vibrant orange-red in autumn. Mildew resistant. Develops a nicely shaped naturally rounded dome as it matures. Deciduous. Height 15ft. Spread 14ft.