CRAPE MYRTLE: HOPI
LATIN NAME: LAGERSTROEMIA INDICA X FAURIEI 'HOPI'
Its green foliage is accented with pink flowers during the summer and fall. Ideally used as a background plant, accent plant, in group plantings, and border. Dimensions: 10 feet tall x 10-12 feet wide
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
This easy-to-grow evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is recommended once per year.