Lagerstroemia indica 'Pocomoke'

Pocomoke Crape Myrtle

$26.58 | 3 G | 140 Avail. | $26.58

3 G Weight: 45.0 lb



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 Pocomoke Crape Myrtle is a dwarf multi-stemmed deciduous shrub.  The foliage emerges maroon and matures to a glossy dark green that turns rich bronze-red with fall, while the large dark pink panicles bloom on new wood in summer.  Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil.  Pocomoke has excellent resistant to powdery mildew.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

3' - 5'

Spread: 

4’ - 5'

Spacing: 

4'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Water Regularly.  Prune back in spring before bloom to promote flowers.  It can be susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew.  Watch for aphids and scale.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardensUrban GardensFoundation Planting, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Magnolia, LilyturfButterfly Bush

IMAGE: Photo by David J. Stang, Lagerstroemia x Pocomoke 3zzCC BY-SA 4.0

 

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