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

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

Bred and selected for its exceptional attributes and resistance to powdery mildew. A showy, narrow-growing small tree with masses of intense pink flowers in summer, highly ornamental bark and very good autumn colour. Lagerstroemia ‘Sioux’ is best planted in front of contrasting backgrounds, such as evergreens, that will highlight blooms during summer.
  • Top 10 Trees
  • Sun Lovers
  • Part Sun
  • Vase
  • Flowers
  • Genus

    Lagerstroemia

  • Species

    indica x L. fauriei

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Lagerstroemia (Crepe Myrtle)

  • Growth Rate

    Slow to moderate.

  • Foliage

    Dark green, thick to 8 cm long. Good, strong autumn colour of coppery-brown to bright red.

  • Bark

    Dark olive green on mature trees, exfoliating (after about three years) revealing a smooth, pinkish-caramel underbark. Young trees light brown.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Insignificant capsules

  • Tree Habit

    Vase-shaped, upright branching with a rounded canopy.

  • Flowers

    Medium to hot pink flowers are borne in large panicles on the ends of current season’s growth.

  • Height (m)

    4

  • Width (m)

    3