Lagerstroemia indica 'Catawba'
Displays large, long lasting clusters of dark purple crepe-like flowers. Handsome foliage has bronze hue in spring, is bright green in summer, and turns vibrant orange-red in autumn. Mildew resistant. Develops a nicely shaped naturally rounded dome as it matures. Deciduous. Sold in three gallon container.
Light Needs: Full sun
Watering Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Plant type: Shrub, Tree
Sunset climate zones: 7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21
Growth habit: Rounded
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 14 ft. wide.
Special features: Attractive Bark, Bird Friendly, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Pet Friendly, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage color: Green
Flower color: Purple
Flower attributes: Showy Flowers