Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi' - Crepe Myrtle

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Description

Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi,' commonly known as Crepe Myrtle, is a magnificent deciduous shrub celebrated for its profusion of elegant, crepe-like blossoms that grace its branches during the summer. This splendid variety features showy, lavender-pink flowers that create a captivating floral spectacle against a backdrop of deep green foliage. With its moderate size and striking blooms, 'Biloxi' adds a touch of sophistication to gardens and landscapes.

Common Name: Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi'
Mature Height (meters): 3-4 meters
Mature Width (meters): 2-3 meters
Spacing: Plant with sufficient space for optimal growth.
Foliage: Dark green leaves, often with shades of orange-red in autumn.
Flowering period: Summer, with abundant lavender-pink blooms.
Form/ Habit: Upright, well-branched shrub.
Uses: Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' is versatile and can be employed as an eye-catching specimen, in mixed shrub borders, or even as a stunning flowering hedge.
Evergreen/ Deciduous: Deciduous
Tolerates: Adaptable to various soil types and urban conditions.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Drought Hardy: Once established, Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' exhibits good drought tolerance.
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Maintenance: Low to moderate
Water requirement: Regular watering during the establishment phase; becomes more drought-tolerant with age.

Planting your Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi' - Crepe Myrtle

Select a well-draining location with full sun to partial shade.

Plant at the same depth as it was in the container and water thoroughly after planting.

Apply mulch around the base to retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

Caring For Your Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi' - Crepe Myrtle

Water consistently, especially during dry spells, to maintain soil moisture.

Prune in late winter or early spring to shape the shrub and remove dead or damaged branches.

Fertilize in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer to encourage vigorous flowering.

Frequently Asked Questions about Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi' - Crepe Myrtle

Q: When is the best time to prune Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi'?
A: Prune in late winter or early spring to promote healthy growth and abundant flowering.

Q: Does Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' attract wildlife?
A: Yes, its vibrant blooms are known to attract pollinators like butterflies and bees.

Q: Is it suitable for smaller gardens?
A: Absolutely, Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' is a moderate-sized shrub ideal for smaller landscapes, where its stunning flowers can shine.

Q: What makes 'Biloxi' Crepe Myrtle special?
A: 'Biloxi' is cherished for its striking lavender-pink blossoms and multi-seasonal interest, making it a garden favorite.

Description

Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi,' commonly known as Crepe Myrtle, is a magnificent deciduous shrub celebrated for its profusion of elegant, crepe-like blossoms that grace its branches during the summer. This splendid variety features showy, lavender-pink flowers that create a captivating floral spectacle against a backdrop of deep green foliage. With its moderate size and striking blooms, 'Biloxi' adds a touch of sophistication to gardens and landscapes.

Common Name: Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi'
Mature Height (meters): 3-4 meters
Mature Width (meters): 2-3 meters
Spacing: Plant with sufficient space for optimal growth.
Foliage: Dark green leaves, often with shades of orange-red in autumn.
Flowering period: Summer, with abundant lavender-pink blooms.
Form/ Habit: Upright, well-branched shrub.
Uses: Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' is versatile and can be employed as an eye-catching specimen, in mixed shrub borders, or even as a stunning flowering hedge.
Evergreen/ Deciduous: Deciduous
Tolerates: Adaptable to various soil types and urban conditions.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Drought Hardy: Once established, Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' exhibits good drought tolerance.
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Maintenance: Low to moderate
Water requirement: Regular watering during the establishment phase; becomes more drought-tolerant with age.

Planting your Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi' - Crepe Myrtle

Select a well-draining location with full sun to partial shade.

Plant at the same depth as it was in the container and water thoroughly after planting.

Apply mulch around the base to retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

Caring For Your Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi' - Crepe Myrtle

Water consistently, especially during dry spells, to maintain soil moisture.

Prune in late winter or early spring to shape the shrub and remove dead or damaged branches.

Fertilize in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer to encourage vigorous flowering.

Frequently Asked Questions about Lagerstroemia indica 'Biloxi' - Crepe Myrtle

Q: When is the best time to prune Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi'?
A: Prune in late winter or early spring to promote healthy growth and abundant flowering.

Q: Does Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' attract wildlife?
A: Yes, its vibrant blooms are known to attract pollinators like butterflies and bees.

Q: Is it suitable for smaller gardens?
A: Absolutely, Crepe Myrtle 'Biloxi' is a moderate-sized shrub ideal for smaller landscapes, where its stunning flowers can shine.

Q: What makes 'Biloxi' Crepe Myrtle special?
A: 'Biloxi' is cherished for its striking lavender-pink blossoms and multi-seasonal interest, making it a garden favorite.

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