Q: A tree in my front yard died and I need to replace it. I’d like it to be no more than twenty-five feet at maturity, low maintenance, colorful and drought resistant. Can you help me come close?
A: My first choice would be a large tree-form crapemyrtle. The following meet your criteria:
(ED NOTE: you can put these in a column or sequentially with commas…your choice)
‘Biloxi’ (light pink)
‘Red Rocket’ (red)
‘Bashams Party Pink’ (lavender pink)
‘Dynamite’ (true red)