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Lagerstroemia indica 'Burgundy Cotton' /Burgundy Cotton Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Burgundy Cotton'  / Lagerstroemia indica 'Burgundy Cotton'
White flowers with dark foliage
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White flowers with dark foliage

Panicles of flowers

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Flowers and dark purple foliage

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Burgundy Cotton'
Common Name: Burgundy Cotton Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 10-15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: The "Southern Lilac" blooms for 3 to 4 months in the warm part of the year. The autumn color of some can be outstanding. Prune in late winter and remove the spent flower heads immediately after flowering to extend the blooming period. Susceptible to powdery mildew, cercospora leaf spot and crape myrtle aphids.