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

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

Bred for resistance to powdery mildew. Possibly the best of the deep pink flowering cultivars in the Indian Summer® range. The flowers and highly ornamental bark make this tough tree a useful specimen or screening tree. Also makes an excellent street tree.
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  • Genus


  • Species

    indica x L. fauriei

  • Variety Type


  • Variety

    Lagerstroemia (Crepe Myrtle)

  • Growth Rate


  • Foliage

    Lustrous dark green, turning reddish-orange in autumn. Young leaves tinged red.

  • Bark

    Exfoliating bark (after about three years) reveals a light brown underbark.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Insignificant capsule.

  • Tree Habit

    Broad spreading with multi-stemmed, stiff, upright branching.

  • Flowers

    Dark, fuchsia-pink flowers with yellow stamens in large panicles from late summer to early autumn.

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  • Width (m)