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Lagerstroemia 'Biloxi' /Biloxi Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Biloxi'  / Lagerstroemia 'Biloxi'
Crape myrtles often have beautiful autumn colored foliage
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Crape myrtles often have beautiful autumn colored foliage

Cinnamon colored bark is a great feature of this cultivar

Multiple trunks with autumn colored leaves on the ground

Panicles of summer flowers

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Biloxi'
Common Name: Biloxi Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Bark, Trunk, and Branch Features
Crape Myrtles
Plants for Autumn Color
Comments: Those with faurie genes, as is this one, have larger leaves and generally have cinnamon brown exfoliating bark. The bark on this variety is exceptionally striking. They are less prone to leaf spot, powdery mildew disease and reportedly more resistant to crape myrtle aphids.