Cherry Dazzle® Dwarf Crape Myrtle
Common Name: Crape Myrtle
Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica ‘Gamad I’
Origin: Lagerstroemia indica and fauriei are native to southeast Asia and Japan
Bloom time: Summer
This bright pink shrub can reach 3 feet high and can spread up to 4 feet long. Best in full sun and medium soil moisture, the cultivar 'Gamad I' is both drought-tolerant and resistant to fugal leaf spots and powdery mildew. The genus (Lagerstroemia), was named after the Swedish botanist, Magnus von Lagerstroem. You can't miss this electric pink flowers of this shrub-like tree blooming July - September on the always-colorful Anne Cox Chambers Flower Walk.