Plants By Type
Lavender Crepe Myrtle
Lavender Crepe Myrtle is a variety of Lagerstroemia that will excel in growth zones six through ten. Growing to around twenty-five feet in height, it will have amazing results in an environment that are full of sun and has moist and well-drained soil conditions. The bark is a light gray color and even when it is not in bloom, it is visually striking. Spring and summer will bring a multitude of lavender colored flowers that will appear in clusters on the tree. These blooms will also bring bees, birds, and butterflies to the landscape area which will add some life. These trees are amazing when in bloom and are ideal for homeowners and gardeners that love the color of purple or lavender. They have large clusters of lavender blooms on the limbs, and they bring in lots of color to all gardens and lawns where they are planted. They are very popular with homeowners as they are very easy to grow and maintain. They grow to become very strong and hardy trees and have a unique look as the thin layer of bark peels away from the trunk, and they become a smooth in texture. They also bring beautiful butterflies and hummingbirds to an area along with bees when these trees are in bloom. They do amazingly well when blooming, and the blooms can often last into the fall months of the year. These trees are ideal to spruce up a garden area and bring it too life. They create beautiful ornamental trees.