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Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink' /Rhapsody In Pink Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink'  / Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink'
Shades of pink flowers
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Shades of pink flowers

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink'
Common Name: Rhapsody In Pink Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: This variety has some resistance to powdery mildew and has drought tolerance. 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 cercospora leaf spot and crape mytrle aphids.