Plants By Type
Natchez Crepe Myrtle
Natchez Crepe Myrtle is both visually striking and versatile. Best for growth zones seven through nine, it will be up to thirty feet tall and can grow as much as five feet in a single year. This tree can also be around twenty feet wide when fully mature. This tree is somewhat drought tolerant and can adapt to a plethora of soil compositions. It will also need at least a partial sunlight area of the landscape to be planted in. During the warmer months of the year, this tree will put on quite the show of color. The flowers appear in clusters and will be a stunning bright white color that will stand out. It is a great choice as it can also withstand drought conditions well. These trees do not take any special maintenance or care as they are growing and grow to become healthy in almost all conditions. They supply beautiful color and looks amazing when planted in a large garden or even randomly located on a lawn. They work well to provide a natural border around lawns and landscapes. It produces berries once the blooms begin to die and they are loved by a wide variety of birds and small animals such as squirrels. The blooms also bring in bees and butterflies and also an occasional hummingbird to the area or garden. These trees are magnificent and normally bloom during the months of summer and provide gorgeous curb appeal to all homes and businesses.