Crape Myrtle Flowers for the First Time!
I planted this Crape Myrtle back in 2008. The variety is "Muskogee". It has grown like crazy the past few years and is finally flowering this summer! This variety has a soft lavender color. I have seen conflicting hardiness info on this variety. Some sources claim 0 to +5. Field tests in Chester County PA indicate 0 to -5. These ranges indicate that this crape survives right at the zone 6/7 transition. The lowest temperature experienced by mine so far has been +1, with no die back. It is 15 feet tall.