Lagerstroemia (Crape Myrtle)


Crape Myrtle is usually found outdoors, although some shrubby species can be perfectly suitable to be grown indoor, in wide pots. In both cases, the plant will have the very same needs, and it will be necessary to place it in organic substance, with an appropriate amount of peat and sandy materials, in order to provide a perfect and efficient drainage.

Pruning, on the other hand, will not be particularly elaborate, since this plant only requires a periodic removal of dead or damaged branches.

Crape Myrtle requires a particularly bright and sunny location, directly exposed to sunlight.


Since it is strong and resilient, you will also be able to place it in mid-shade positions, or in quite cold or severe weathers, although this might affect the abundance and lushness of its Spring flowering.