Are you looking for a beautiful and versatile plant to add to your Victoria, B.C. garden? Look no further than the crape myrtle! This stunning plant, highlighted in a recent article on timescolonist.com, comes in a range of sizes and colours that are sure to complement any garden.
Crape myrtles are a popular choice among gardeners for their showy, long-lasting blooms. In Victoria, you can find varieties in shades of pink, red, and white that bloom from mid-summer through early fall. They are also drought-tolerant and can handle Victoria’s dry summers with ease.
One of the great things about crape myrtles is their versatility. They can be grown as small shrubs or trained as a tree, depending on your garden’s needs. They also have attractive bark that adds visual interest to your garden even when they’re not in bloom.
If you’re looking for a crape myrtle variety to add to your Victoria garden, consider the ‘Tonto’ cultivar for its deep pink blooms, or the ‘Natchez’ cultivar for its white blooms and attractive bark. The ‘Tuscarora’ cultivar is another great option, with bright coral blooms that are sure to make a statement in your garden.
In short, the crape myrtle is a stunning and versatile plant that is perfect for any Victoria, B.C. garden. With its range of colours and sizes, drought-tolerance, and attractive bark, it’s no wonder why this plant has become a favourite among gardeners in our beautiful city.