Lagerstroemia indica Petite Plum®
(syn. 'Monum') Lythraceae
Petite Plum Crape Myrtle la-ger-STRO-me-a IN-di-ka
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, dwarf, upright branches, can be maintained at about 5 ft (1.5 m) tall and 4 ft (1.2 m) wide. Flowers are plum-purple.
- Full sun, moist well-drained soil. Can be grown as a container plant. In Corvallis it starts to bloom in late August or early September.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (6)7 Part of Monrovia nursery's Petite series.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: along Arnold Way, east of the Asian Center.