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Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Osage'
Osage Crape Myrtle
Osage Crape Myrtle is a large rounded deciduous shrub with smooth exfoliating tan-brown bark with light grey inner bark. The foliage is a glossy green that turns fiery red with fall, while the large bright pink panicles bloom on new wood in summer. Best color in full sun and rich well-drained soil. Osage is completely resistant to powdery mildew.
10' - 12'
8’ - 10'
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6 - 9
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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water Regularly. Prune back in spring before bloom to promote flowers. It can be susceptible to leaf spot. Watch for aphids and scale.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Wildlife Gardens, Urban Gardens, Foundational Planting, and Hedges.