Catawba Crape Myrtle
Catawba Crape Myrtle produces large clusters of rich purple flowers all summer long. It also has interesting foliage producing a bronzy cast in spring, bright green leaves in summer, turning orange to red fall color. If you have a smaller garden this plant is perfect, since it naturally grows into a medium-sized shrub 10 to 12 feet tall. It is fast-growing and can be used to quickly form a beautiful screen or it makes an outstanding specimen plant for your sunny garden.The Catawba Crape Myrtle loves full sun, is drought-resistant and will thrive in most soils.