Best Crape Myrtle Size

Best Crape Myrtles by Size

 

In response to requests for names of the best-performing crape myrtle varieties a group of Texas and national experts was polled. Following are their recommendations.

Explanation of Sizes:

Dwarf: 3-5 feet tall
Intermediate: 5-10 feet tall
Medium: 10-20 feet tall
Tall: More than 20 feet tall

Red

Dwarf: Cherry Dazzle
Intermediate: Cheyenne, Tonto
Medium: Centennial Spirit, Country Red, Dynamite, William Toovey
Tall: Arapaho, Red Rocket

Pink

Dwarf: Pokomoke
Intermediate: Hopi, Pecos
Medium: Osage, Pink Velour, Seminole, Sioux, Tuskegee
Tall: Biloxi, Choctaw, Potomac, Tuscarora

Lavender

Medium: Apalachee, Lipan, Yuma
Tall: Muskogee

Purple

Dwarf: Centennial, Velma’s Royal Delight
Intermediate: Zuni
Medium: Catawba, Powhatan
Tall: Twilight

White
Intermediate: Acoma (spreading), White Chocolate
Tall: Fantasy, Glendora White, Kiowa, Natchez, and Townhouse

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