This small tree or shrub is among the longest blooming trees in existence with flowering periods lasting from 60-120 days. It blooms profusely even when the plant is very small.
Botanical Name - Lagerstroemia Indica
Common Name - Crape Myrtle
Flowers are borne in summer in big showy clusters and come in white and many shades of pink, purple, lavender and red. Cutting off old flower heads in summer can promote a second and third round of flowering. Likes moist soil, where it will grow exceedingly fast, but it tolerates dry conditions once established.