Crape Myrtle: Pink Velour
This fast-growing small tree or privacy screen has clusters of fuchsia-pink blooms all summer. Its glossy green foliage grows 10-15 feet tall (8-10 feet wide). Plant in groups or as an accent to make a statement.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-10
This easy-to-grow evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is recommended once per year.