Crape Myrtle Trees
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Black diamond crape myrtle

Zone 63368 | Anonymous added on August 18, 2018 | Answered

I live in mid west..st louis, mo Why does my plant die back in winter and grow back from soil base?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 20, 2018

Crape myrtles are generally cold-hardy to USDA Zone 7 or possibly 6, depending on the cultivar. They bloom on the current season's growth, so some gardeners in cooler zones try their hand at growing them as perennials.

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