Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Hopi') in the Crepe Myrtles Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Other Beneficial Insects: nectar & pollen gathering insects
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Days to germinate: 2 to 3 weeks. Can be planted in potting medium.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Division
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USADate: 2019-07-23
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Location: Elephant Butte, NMDate: 6/20/2013have a small plant in container - bloomed profusely for a couple
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Location: Elephant Butte, NMDate: 6/25/2013share a container with Hyacinth Bean vine - large leaves on left
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Location: Local nursery.Date: 2014-09-17
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Location: Local nursery.Date: 2014-09-17
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Location: Local nursery.Date: 2014-09-17
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Location: Local nursery.Date: 2014-09-17
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Location: Local nursery.Date: 2014-09-17
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Location: Local nursery.Date: 2014-09-17
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Location: Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USADate: 2019-07-15
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Comments:
Posted by Roses_R_Red (Mount Bethel, PA) on Feb 17, 2013 10:20 AM

Bought this plant as a twig 3 years ago. Grew quickly and beautifully in zone 6a and keeps its blossoms from end of July right thru Labor Day.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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