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What type of sunlight does Crepe myrtle need?

Crepe myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica
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Crepe myrtle does best with exposure to full or part sun. They will perform best with direct morning light, but in summer they need protection from the strong afternoon sun. In temperate environments, too much hot afternoon sun can burn the leaves, damaging the plant's appearance and health.
Crepe myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)
Crepe myrtle
A species of Crape myrtles, Also known as Indian crape myrtle
Botanical name: Lagerstroemia indica
Genus: Crape myrtles
Description
Crepe myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) is a highly ornamental small tropical tree or shrub, often multi-stemmed. It is native to India, Southeastern Asia, and Japan, and features a characteristic vase-shaped crown and beautifully-ruffled pink blooms that can last from early summer to autumn. It is also a popular nesting shrub for small birds.
Garden Use
The Lagerstroemia plants of Lythraceae (Lagerstroemia spp.) as important ornamental woody plants have a flowering period up to 100 days. They have many flowers with very rich colors from purple, red, pink, and white to mixed colors. Some varieties are gorgeous leaf colors in autumn. These plants are easy to manage, with a suitable growth rate, a long life and good drought tolerance. Therefore, the lagerstroemia plants are widely applied in gardens and urban landscapes.
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