Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia 'Pocomoke'

Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagerstroemia (la-ger-STREEM-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Pocomoke
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Good Fall Color

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

From hardwood heel cuttings

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Talking Rock, Georgia

Louisville, Kentucky

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Arp, Texas

Hutto, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 2, 2008, springrunfarm from Coatesville, PA wrote:

I have 5 plants in my side yard. They grow to a nice 12" ball every year, but they do not bloom. i suspect that they need more warm days - perhaps I should transplant them to the south wall of my house....