Lagerstroemia hybrid 'Zuni'

Crape Myrtle Zuni


Deciduous Shrub, Tree

Zuni crape myrtle has purple panicle blooms in late summer, good fall color, and an excellent display of smooth, cream-colored winter bark. It's small size and pleasing seasonal flow make it a great choice for small gardens.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even

Description

Size: 180 - 240 tall x 96 - 120 wide
Shape / Form: Upright, Vase
Foliage Texture: Medium

Features: Attractive Bark or Stem, Attracts Bees, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Fall Color, Flowers, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Mixed / Variable, Red Orange

Flower Color: Lavender / Lilac
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Shape: Panicle

Bark Color: Ivory / Cream, Tan

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Late Winter / Early Spring, Late Summer / Early Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: canopy
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

Plant Combos