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EAVES PINK - FROSTY SNOW

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EAVES PINK
(Hazlewood Bros., Epping, N.S.W., Australia . Cat. p. 20. 1962, without descr.). Orig. as EAVESII seedling selected and intro. by Hazlewood Bros. L. x matthewsii cv.

EAVES RED
(Hazlewood Bros., Epping, N.S.W., Australia . Cat. p. 20. 1962, without descr.). Orig. as EAVESII seedling selected and intro. by Hazlewood Bros. L. x matthewsii cv.

EAVES WHITE
(Hazlewood Bros., Epping, N.S.W., Australia . Cat. p. 20. 1962, without descr.). Orig. as EAVESII seedling selected and intro. by Hazlewood Bros. L. x matthewsii cv.

EAVES II
(F. Ferguson & Son, Hurstville, N.S.W., Australia . Cat. p. 62. 1913): Compact growth habit; fls. rosy heliotrope, panicles large; hardy. Orig. from hybridization of L. x matthewsii X L. indica by S.H. Eaves, Brisbane , Australia . L. x matthewsii cv. Misspelled as EAVES, EVES II.

EBONY AND IVORY
(
USDA Plant Release Notice, March 2013): Deciduous, upright shrub to 2.0 m tall and 0.75 m wide after 5 years; leaves elliptic, 3.5 cm long and 2 cm wide, mature leaves brownish gray (Brown 200A) (RHS, 2001) throughout season; inflorescences 14 cm long and 10 cm wide with yellowish white (155D) flowers that fade to yellowish white (159C) the second day; highly resistant to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot; originated from the cross of WHIT VII × CHOCOLATE MOCHA; introduced in 2013 by USDA and Mississippi State University; Name registered May 10, 2013.

=PCM 47? (from plant release notice)

=EBONY & IVORY

EBONY EMBERS
(
USDA Plant Release Notice, March 2013): Deciduous, upright shrub to 2.5 m tall and 1.0 m wide after 5 years; leaves elliptic, 5 cm long and 3 cm wide, young leaves dark red (Greyed-Purple 187A) (RHS, 2001) later brownish gray (Brown 200A) throughout season; inflorescences 10 cm long and 10 cm wide with deep red (Red 53A) flowers that fade to strong pale red (Red 53D) the second day; highly resistant to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot; originated as a hybrid of a female parent (WHIT VII × ARAPAHO) and CHOCOLATE MOCHA as male parent; introduced in 2013 by USDA and Mississippi State University.  Name registered May 10, 2013.

= PCM3

EBONY FIRE
(
USDA Plant Release Notice, March 2013): Deciduous, spreading shrub to 1.5 m tall and 1.0 m wide after 5 years; leaves elliptic, 5 cm long and 3 cm wide, leaves brownish gray (Brown 200A) (RHS, 2001) throughout season; inflorescences 12 cm long and 9 cm wide with moderate red (Red-Purple 60A) flowers that fade to moderate pale red (Red-Purple 60C); highly resistant to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot; originated as a hybrid of a female parent (WHIT VII × ARAPAHO) and CHOCOLATE MOCHA as male parent; introduced in 2013 by USDA and Mississippi State University.  Name registered May 10, 2013.

=PCM10

EBONY FLAME
(USDA Plant Release Notice, March 2013): Deciduous, upright, spreading shrub to 1.3 m tall and 0.5 m wide after 5 years; leaves elliptic, 5 cm long and 2.5 cm wide, young leaves dark red (Greyed-Purple 187A)(RHS, 2001) later brownish gray (Brown 200A) throughout season; inflorescences 7 cm long and 8 cm wide; during cool mornings and/or low light, flowers open brilliant greenish yellow (White 155A) with strong pale pink/red (Red-Purple 67D/Red-Purple 67A) highlights, otherwise flowers are deep red (Red 53A) fading to moderate red (Red-Purple 60A); highly resistant to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot; originated as a hybrid of a female parent (WHIT VII × ARAPAHO) and CHOCOLATE MOCHA as male parent; introduced in 2013 by USDA and Mississippi State University.  Name registered May 10, 2013.

=PCM35

EBONY GLOW
(
USDA Plant Release Notice, March 2013): Deciduous, upright, spreading shrub to 1.6 m tall and 0.7 m wide after 5 years; leaves elliptic, 5 cm long and 3 cm wide, young leaves dark red (Greyed-Purple 187A)(RHS, 2001) later dark grayish purple (Black 202A) throughout season; infl. 10 cm long and 8 cm wide with flowers opening pale purplish pink (Red-Purple 69D), then fading to yellowish white (White 155D) on the second day; highly resistant to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot; originated as a hybrid of a female parent (WHIT I) and an inbred seedling of CHOCOLATE MOCHA as male parent; introduced in 2013 by USDA and Mississippi State University.  Name registered May 10, 2013.

=PCM38

ELEGANS
(S. Percy-Lancaster, Proc. & Jour. Agr. Hort. Soc. India. p. 20. 1920): Fls. dark pink.

ELFIN
(Clyde Holloway’s Nursery, Forest Hill, LA. 3:Fall 1995-Spring 1996 W.P.L.): Dwf. Dk. Pink.

FANTASY
(Roslyn Nurs, Dix Hills, NY. Cat. p. 38. 1993): The hardiest form of “Crapemyrtle” grows very vigorously into a large graceful tree with fabulous, distinctive red exfoliating bark. This N.C. State Arboretum selection blooms with white flowers during the summer. A specimen for all seasons. Zone 6.
(Woody Plant Registration Form, U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, DC. 1994): Narrow, vase-shaped, 25-35 o angle growth habit; disease-free foliage, excellent red bark, good display of white flowers. The original plant has a trunk diameter ca. 3' and is 55' tall in 1994. L. fauriei cv. A seedling selection made at the North Carolina State University Arboretum in 1983. Original plants were distributed by the U.S. National Arboretum in the late 1950's from a collection of the species in Japan by Dr. John Creech. Name registered November 30, 1994.

FAR WEST
(Aldridge Nurs., Von Ormy , TX . 10:1984-1985): Very delicate pink quite similar to NEAR EAST.

FIREBIRD
(Texas Nurs., Sherman , TX . Cat. p. 9. 1958-59): Tall, vigorous grower; fls. deep red, holds color well and does not fade. Orig. as chance seedling selected in 1957; named in 1958; trademarked State of Texas; and intro. in 1958 by J.B. Fitzpatrick , Texas Nurs. Red Purple 63B 2.
= FIREBIRD RED.

FIREBIRD RED
(Verhalen Nurs., Scottsville , TX . Cat. p. 15. 1969-70): Tall, vigorous grower; fls. deep red.
= FIREBIRD.

FIRECRACKER™
(Dr. Carl Whitcomb, Lacebark Inc., Stillwater, OK, “Five New Crapemyrtle”, undated, unpubl. sheet received May, 1999 at U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, DC): This name was crossed out and the name TIGHTWAD™ was penned in beneath it.
= WHIT V, TIGHTWAD™.

FIREFLY
(Spring Hill Nurs., Tipp City , OH . Cat. p. 12. Sp. 1970): Fls. blazing crimson. Descriptive term not intended as a cultivar name.

FLAME
(Ingleside Plantation Nurs., Oak Grove , VA. Cat. p. 37. 1969-70): Fls. light red.
= ? LOW FLAME.

FLESH PINK
(O.S. Gray Nurs., Arlington , TX . Cat. [1965]): Fls. delicately tinted pink.

FRENCH QUARTER
(Andersen Horticultural Library’s Source List of Plants & Seeds, 4th ed., University of Minnesota . pp. 173-174. 1996, without descr., as available from G.S. Grimes Seeds, Concord , OH ). L. indica variety
.

FROSTY BLUE
(Ozark Nurs., Tahlequah , OK . Cat. p. 42. 1964): Fls. soft lavender.
= DWARF PURPLE, DWARF LAVENDER, DWARF LAVENDER-BLUE, HARDY DWARF LAVENDER-BLUE, LAVENDULA NANA, LILAC NANA, NANA LAVENDULA, NANA PURPUREA.

FROSTY SNOW
(Ozark Nurs., Tahlequah , OK . Cat. p. 42. 1964): Dwarf; lvs. dark green; fls. white.
= SNOWBABY, DWARF SNOW WHITE, DWARF WHITE, NEW SNOW BABY.


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CULTIVARS AND NAMES OF LAGERSTROEMIA
COMPILED BY RUTH L. DIX -- December 1, 1999 -- U.S. National Arboretum
Posted to U.S. National Arboretum Website January 6, 2005
-- Revised May 25, 2005
-- Revised June 26, 2013

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