Lagerstromia indica 'Tonto'
Semi-dwarf crape myrtle variety with bright fuschia / red flowers from July through September. Has very attractive cream to gray colored, peeling bark. Dark green foliage with dark bronze young leaves. Fall color is a very attractive bright maroon. Tonto is an excellent selection for those who want a decent sized crape myrtle, but space will not allow for the typical 15-20 ft sized varieties.
Height: 8 ft
Spread: 8-9 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Hardiness Zones: 7-10
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial light shade
Soil Preference: Average to slightly moist & fertile