Crepe Myrtle 'Sioux'

Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'sioux'
Common Name: Pink Crepe Myrtle
Family: Lythraceae

Plant Description: A small tree with a narrow form
Growth Form: Narrow
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height: Approximately 3-4 metres
Canopy: Approximately 2-3 metres
Leaf Type: Elliptic to Obovate
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Colour: Dark green, thick during spring/summer, changing to coppery brown to bright red in Autumn
Flower Colour: Hot pink
Flowering Time: December to February
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant
Tolerance to Drought: Drought Tolerant
Bark: Scaly plated bark
Light Requirements: Full sun, open position