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Lagerstroemia 'Caddo' /Caddo Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Caddo'  / Lagerstroemia 'Caddo'
Broad spreading canopy of pink flowers
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Broad spreading canopy of pink flowers

Satin-like bark

Close-up image of the clear pink flowers and some seeds that have formed following flowering

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Caddo'
Common Name: Caddo Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 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: Crape Myrtles
Comments: Another of the hybrids, with fauriei genes, that has larger leaves and has cinnamon brown exfoliating bark. It is less prone to leaf spot, powdery mildew disease and reportedly more resistant to crape myrtle aphids.