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

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

A large shrub to small tree, tolerant of a wide range of site conditions. Flowers during summer for a long period. Powdery mildew resistant. This cultivar is excellent for small parks and gardens or large containers.
  • Top 10 Trees
  • Sun Lovers
  • Rounded
  • Bark
  • Genus

    Lagerstroemia

  • Species

    indica x L. fauriei

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Lagerstroemia (Crepe Myrtle)

  • Growth Rate

    Slow to moderate.

  • Foliage

    Dark green turning bright reddish-maroon in autumn. New growth bronzy.

  • Bark

    Cinnamon coloured bark, exfoliating (after about three years) to reveal a lighter, creamy tone underbark.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Insignificant.

  • Tree Habit

    Compact and globose. Multi-stemmed.

  • Flowers

    Numerous bright fuchsia-pink to reddish coloured flowers borne in panicles to 20 cm long and 17 cm wide in mid-summer to early autumn. Flowers for up to 75 days in warmer areas. The removal of spent inflorescences during autumn or winter can promote greater flower production the following summer.

  • Height (m)

    3

  • Width (m)

    3