Crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) is an ornamental tree that produces beautiful flower clusters, ranging in color from purple to white, pink, and red. Blooming usually takes place in summer and continues throughout fall. Many types of crape myrtle also provide year-round interest with unique peeling bark. Crape myrtle trees are tolerant of both heat and drought, making them ideal for nearly any landscape.
You can propagate crape myrtle trees as well, for planting crape myrtles in your landscape or giving them to others. Let’s look at how to grow crape myrtle from seed, how to start crape myrtles from roots or crape myrtle propagation by cuttings.