Lagerstroemia fauriei – Tonto


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Lagerstroemia fauriei – Tonto

Part of the ‘Indian Summer’ range of crepe myrtles


HEIGHT: 3.0m

WIDTH: 3.0m

*height & width at maturity

FORM: Compact and globose. Multi-stemmed.

FOLIAGE: Dark green turning bright reddish-maroon in autumn. New growth bronzy.

FLOWERS and FRUIT: Numerous bright fuchsia-pink to reddish coloured flowers borne in panicles to 20 cm long and 17 cm wide in mid-summer to early autumn. Flowers for up to 75 days in warmer areas.

BARK: Cinnamon coloured bark, exfoliating (after about three years) to reveal a lighter, creamy tone underbark.

GROWTH RATE: Slow to moderate.



TOLERANCES: Adaptable to a range of conditions, best in moist, well drained, slightly acidic soils in a position receiving full sun. Good to moderate drought and heat tolerance. Resistant to powdery mildew.

TREE CARE: The removal of spent inflorescences during autumn or winter can promote greater flower production the following summer. Transplants easily

Additional information

Pot Size

20cm pot (8"), 33cm pot / 12" pot


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