Lagerstroemia 'Basham's Party Pink’

Basham's Party Pink Crapemyrtle

Category: Deciduous, Flowering | Size: Small | Hardiness Zones: 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 | Fall Color: Yellow , Orange , Red | Growth Rate: Fast | Adaptability: Salt Spray Tolerant, Urban Tolerant, Alkaline Soil Tolerant
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‘Basham’s Party Pink’ is said to be a cross between ‘Near East’ and Lagerstroemia fauriei dating back to 1965. Large lavender-pink blooms on a vigorous tree with hybrid cold-hardiness and cleanliness. One of the lesser known of the fauriei hybrids, but ‘Basham’s Party Pink’ has enjoyed a loyal following in Texas for decades.

Category: Small flowering tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 6 to 9
Foliage: Dark green
Flower: Lavender-pink
Bark: Orange-red to yellow
Winter Interest: Beautiful, fluted, smooth bark, which exfoliates to expose light tans, gray and silver-gray bark, highlighted with reddish brown undertones
Texture: Medium
Shape: Upright vase-shaped trunks with a rounded head
Mature Size: 25' tall by 15' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Basham's Party Pink prefers a moist, well-drained, acid soil, but it is drought tolerant; urban tolerant; heat tolerant