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Lagerstroemia 'Basham's Party Pink' /Basham's Party Pink Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Basham's Party Pink'  / Lagerstroemia 'Basham's Party Pink'
Light pink flowers
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Light pink flowers

Flowering in mid summer

Close-up image of a floral panicle

Flowers appear to be pinkish-lavender

Look way up younder, pink and blue

Three flower heads

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Basham's Party Pink'
Common Name: Basham's Party Pink Crape Myrtle
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Lavender
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: Those with faurie genes, as is this one, have larger leaves and generally have cinnamon brown exfoliating bark. This one does not have as much cinnamon brown bark as others do. They are less prone to leaf spot, powdery mildew disease and reportedly more resistant to crape myrtle aphids.