Basham's Party Pink Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Basham's Party Pink')

Environment: This plant tolerates drought and a little salt. This plant will grow in dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil.

Attributes and Features:

  • Drought tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
  • Good resistance to mildew and leaf spot
  • Rarely bothered by Aphids
  • Attracts bee, birds and butterflies
  • Attractive bark - smooth gray to reddish-brown


USDA Hardiness Zone :  7 - 9
Exposure :  Full sun
Mature Height :  up to 30' in mild winter areas
Mature Spread :  up to 30' in mild winter areas
Flower :  Light lavendar-pink, showy, mid summer to early fall
Fruit :  Inconspicuous
Foliage :  Bronze when young, matures to dark green
Fall Color :  Dramatic orange, orange-red to red
Form/Shape :  Ranges from upright vase-shaped to low, horizontal and shrub-like
Growth Rate :  Fast growth rate
Persistence :  Deciduous Small Tree
Family Name :  Lythraceae (Loosestrife)

Plant Care


15 Gallon - Patio/Standard :  Currently Available
    Caliper : 1 - 1.25"
    Height  : 6 - 7'
    Spread : 3'

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