Our Favorite Crepe Myrtle Varieties

Our Favorite Crepe Myrtles: Miami
Photo: Ralph Anderson

You'll find lots of crepe myrtles out there. These are some of our favorites.

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Catawba

Our Favorite Crepe Myrtles: Catawba
Photo: Ralph Anderson

Upright, small tree growing up to 15 feet tall and wide; deep purple blooms; orange-red fall foliage.

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Osage

Our Favorite Crepe Myrtles: Osage
Photo: Ralph Anderson

Arching, open small tree growing up to 15 feet tall; light pink, long bloomer; beautiful chesnut brown bark; red fall color.

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How To Prune Crepe Myrtles

Learn how to properly prune your crepe myrtles with these tips straight from the Grumpy Gardener.

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Natchez

Our Favorite Crepe Myrtles: Natchez
Photo: Ralph Anderson

Vase-shaped tree growing up to 30 feet tall and wide; beautiful chesnut brown bark; longest bloomer; orange-red fall color.

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Miami

Our Favorite Crepe Myrtles: Miami
Photo: Ralph Anderson

Upright, small tree growing up to 25 feet tall; beautiful chesnut brown bark; orange-to-russet red fall foliage.

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