Lagerstroemia indica – Crepe Myrtle
A deciduous species that can be easily trimmed to shrub height, left unpruned will grow 6-8m tall. Flowers range in colour, from white, pink, mauve or purple and appear in late summer. The petals are crepe-like, hence the name. Autumn provides foliage colours of yellow, orange and bronze. Trim in late winter before new shoots appear to maintain required height. Grows in all Climate Zones.