Lagerstroemia indica  x L. fauriei  'Acoma' Indian Summer®

Lagerstroemia indica  x L. fauriei  'Acoma' Indian Summer®

This tough, powdery mildew resistant cultivar is of great ornamental value for its abundant white flowers and attractive bark and foliage. This large rounded shrub can also be grown in large containers and makes an excellent garden specimen.
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  • Bark
  • Genus

    Lagerstroemia

  • Species

    indica x L. fauriei

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Lagerstroemia (Crepe Myrtle)

  • Growth Rate

    Slow to moderate.

  • Foliage

    Young leaves tinged strongly with bronze. Mature dark green lustrous leaves turning dark purplish-red in autumn.

  • Bark

    Bark exfoliates (after about three years) to reveal a light greyish-brown underbark.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Insignificant capsules.

  • Tree Habit

    A multi-stemmed shrub. Low spreading, semi-pendulous branches.

  • Flowers

    Pure white flowers with prominent gold anthers borne in panicles to 18 cm long and 12 cm wide. Summer to early autumn. Pruning in winter will encourage the production of larger flower heads the following summer.

  • Height (m)

    3

  • Width (m)

    3