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Lagerstroemia indica 'Pocomoke'/Pocomoke Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Pocomoke' / Lagerstroemia indica 'Pocomoke'
Flowers with red foliage
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Flowers with red foliage

Low growing cultivar

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A two foot plant three years from a rooted cutting

Still a three foot plant during the fourth summer from cutting

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Pocomoke'
Common Name: Pocomoke Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: One of the first dwarf or low growing crape myrtles to come on the market. Its flower heads are not large, but it makes up for this with its beautiful foliage and compact growth habit. Its reddish-green foliage is also a very desirable characteristis. Excellent as a container plant.