Tuscarora Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tuscarora’)
Tuscarora Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tuscarora’
- Can produce a profusion of beautiful ‘coral pink’ flowers
- Bright green summer foliage turns to an elegant orange-red color in the fall
- Smooth and mottled light cinnamon brown colored bark
- Can grow just about anywhere!
- Ideal for smaller yards
- Highly resistant to disease, powdery mildew and leaf spotting
Plant this Tuscarora Crape Myrtle in your landscape and bask in the profusion of coral-pink flower clusters in the summer! Yes, Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tuscarora’ (botanical name), can bring plenty of color to landscapes when not much else is blooming. This small deciduous tree is a beauty that also happens to be the perfect size for smaller yards. It’s not just the showy flowers that we love. Its bright green foliage develops to an orange-red color in the fall, and when paired with its smooth, mottled light cinnamon brown bark, you have a tree that adds year-round interest!
Anyone that has ever grown Tuscarora Crape Myrtle knows just how easy they are to care for. This water-wise tree tolerates urban pollution so that it can add vibrant color to any metropolitan area. Once established, it requires little to moderate watering, and it is prized for its hardiness and mildew resistance. Plant Crape Myrtle Tuscarora in a location that gets plenty of full sun exposure and it will thrive and reward your yard with vibrant colors.
We like to plant a few Tuscarora Crape Myrtle trees along a fence line so that they can create a beautiful privacy screen. Plant them as a specimen or street tree and add instant curb appeal.
You can get all the features of this beautiful Tuscarora Crape Myrtle tree instantly when buying them as big as you can. At Moon Valley Nurseries, we custom-grow them in our local climate so that they can thrive in your landscape!
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Good for hedges, screens, foundation planting