Black diamond crape myrtle
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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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.