Lagerstroemia floribunda | Crepe Myrtle

Lagerstroemia floribunda

Common Name : Crepe Myrtle, Thai crape myrtle, kedah bungo Botanical Name : Lagerstroemia floribunda Family : Lythraceae

Lagerstroemia floribunda

Order - Lagerstroemia floribunda a large flowering tree which originates from tropical Southeast Asia that grows up to 50 feet. On season this tree is covered with full of pink, purple and white clustered of showy flowers that create purple hills effect. Best tree for public garden and street.

Division - Magnoliophyta

Class - Magnoliopsida

Order - Myrtales

Genus - Lagerstroemia

Species - floribunda

Synonym - Lagerstroemia turbinata

Origin / Native - Tropical Southeast Asia

Height - 10 to 50 feet tall

Flowers - Showy, Small, Pink, Purple with white cluster of flowers, 6 to 7 petals

Foliage - Green with simple, oppositely arranged leaves

Flowering Season - March, April, May, June

Light Requirement - Full Sun, open

Official tree of -Saraburi Province, Thailand

Good For -Garden, Street, Road sides

Purple with white crepe myrtle, Gireesh Menon, Nikon D80, Himalayas
Purple with white crepe myrtle

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Lalbagh botanical garden, Bangalore[Bengaluru], Karnataka, India


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