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Lagerstroemia 'Yuma' /Yuma Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Yuma'  / Lagerstroemia 'Yuma'
Light pink flowers
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Light pink flowers

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Specimen lawn tree of the yuma crape myrtle

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Yuma'
Common Name: Yuma Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Comments: It has lavender-pink 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.