Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Osage'

Osage Crape Myrtle

$200.81 | 8' | 20 Avail. | $230.00

8' Weight: 1000.0 lb

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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.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

10' - 12'

Spread: 

8’ - 10'

Spacing: 

8'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPartial Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Fall

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, BordersWildlife GardensUrban Gardens, Foundational Planting, and Hedges.

COMPANION PLANTS: Indian Hawthorn, Catmint, Hydrangea

 

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