Hopi Crape Myrtle
Hopi Crape Myrtle is a wonderful shrub that would look great in many different areas of your landscape. This can grow to be fairly large for a shrub, to 10 feet tall and wide. This plant would look great as the centerpiece shrub of a landscaped area and would look fantastic grouped with this and other crape myrtles. This plant grows in multi-stemmed shrub form in an upright , spreading fashion. It has small, oval, 3 inch long leaves. They have a nice green color in the spring and summer, before turning a great red-orange color in the fall. This crape myrtle has added interest with gray-brown exfoliating bark. The pink flowers individually are quite small, with their namesake ruffled crepe-paper appearance. They form in large, 6 to 7 inch long, panicles in profusion all over the shrub. The flowers bloom form mid-summer to early autumn.
Lagerstroemia indica ‘Hopi’ grows 4 to 10 feet tall, with a similar spread. It is recommended for climate zones 5 to 9. It grows in full sunlight. It does best in average, well drained soils with average amounts of moisture. In colder climates, this plant will experience some winter die back. Hopi is reported to have much better mildew resistance than most all crape myrtles.
Care & Shipping Notes
NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.