Lagerstroemia indica x L. fauriei 'Tuscarora' (Coral-Red Crepe Myrtle) - Deciduous

Size and Shape:

One of the faster growing crepe myrtle hybrids, Lagerstroemia 'Tuscarora' is a small tree growing to a typical mature size of 5 to 6 metres high and 4 metres wide, with a broad spreading shape and stiff upright branching.


With showy clusters of dark coral pink flowers in summer, glowing red-orange Autumn foliage and smooth bark with areas of pinkish browns and greys, the Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle provides year round interest.

Uses in the Landscape:

An outstanding feature tree great for both large and small gardens.  Urban tolerant it is also useful as a small shade tree in difficult urban situations.  Performs well in a container or limited soil spaces.  A favorite for both formal and informal situations.


Will tolerate clay and slightly alkaline soils, requires moderate watering and thrives in full sun.  Bred for resistance to Powdery Mildew.


The Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle's are grown in a range of advanced sizes from 1.2 to 1.5 metre semi-advanced plants up to 4 to 5 metre Super Advanced Specimen Trees.  For optimal long-term performance in the landscape, they are field grown in Root Control Bags and container grown in SpringRing Air Pruning Containers ranging from 25 litre to 1000 litre.  As our stock levels change daily, please enquire for current availability.

Lagerstroemia indica x L. fauriei 'Tuscarora' (Coral-Red Crepe Myrtle) - Deciduous