Lagerstroemia x 'Natchez'

Crape Myrtle Natchez

Deciduous Shrub, Tree

This "garden-sized" tree suitable for smaller, city gardens is most appreciated for its wonderful, creamy, smooth bark and pleasing structure in winter, but it also offers fall color and a summertime bloom of white panicles. Drought tolerant when established but performs best with some supplemental summer water.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat


Size: 180 - 240 tall x 120 - 144 wide
Shape / Form: Vase
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

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

Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red Orange

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Aug, Sep, Fall
Flower Shape: Panicle

Fruit Description: Tan

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation

More Design Considerations

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

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

Plant Combos