Lagerstroemia Speciosa, Pride of India, Taman - Plant

It is grown in South East Asia, India and the Philippines. It is also widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical areas.
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About Lagerstroemia Speciosa

Lagerstroemia speciosa is a species of Lagerstroemia native to tropical southern Asia.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Giant crape-myrtle, Queens crape-myrtle, banabá plant
Maximum Reachable Height 5 to 20 feet
Flower Colour Creamy red
Bloom Time July to September
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Every leaf has a growth bud, so removing old flower blossoms encourages the plant to make more flowers instead of using the energy to make seeds. Clean away from around the base of the rosebushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.

Lagerstroemia Speciosa care

Plant care may require a bit of effort, but the results are well worth the work. Not all plants are fragrant, but the most common and hardy do produce a sweet, carrying fragrance. Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area.

Sunlight Full sun
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 25 to 28 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Lagerstroemia Speciosa special feature

Good as a specimen shrub or in groups. Shrub borders or perennial borders. In the South where above ground winter hardiness is not a problem, plants can also be effectively planted as screens, informal hedges or trained as single trunk trees for use both in the landscape or as a street tree.

Lagerstroemia Speciosa uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Lagerstroemia Speciosa?

Lagerstroemia Speciosa is commonly known as Giant crape-myrtle, Queens crape-myrtle, banabá plant

How tall do Lagerstroemia Speciosa grow?

On average Lagerstroemia Speciosa grows 5 to 20 feet

What color are Lagerstroemia Speciosa?

A Lagerstroemia Speciosa plant bears flowers of color Creamy red

When Lagerstroemia Speciosa blooms?

With enough light, Lagerstroemia Speciosa may produce Creamy red flowers in July to September

How hard is Lagerstroemia Speciosa to grow?

A Lagerstroemia Speciosa is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Lagerstroemia Speciosa need?

A Lagerstroemia Speciosa prefers Full sun

How much water does a Lagerstroemia Speciosa need?

A Lagerstroemia Speciosa prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Lagerstroemia Speciosa need?

A Lagerstroemia Speciosa prefers Well-drained soil

What temperature does a Lagerstroemia Speciosa like?

A Lagerstroemia Speciosa prefers 25 to 28 degrees C

How often should I fertilize my Lagerstroemia Speciosa?

To encourage Lagerstroemia Speciosa growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


Thursday, 12 March 2020

Couldn t find it anywhere else.

Narasimha Rao

Tuesday, 03 March 2020

Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.

Nitin Mulik

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more

Vignesh Vignesh
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