Better known as Crepe Myrtle. L. Kimono produces frilly white flowers in mid to late Summer. Has dark green foliage that has brilliant Autumn colour which turns to various shades of orange and yellow before they fall.

Deciduous, frost hardy, tolerates moderate winds and periods of drought once established. Excellent as a specimen or feature tree. Prefers full sun where soils are average to fertile and free-draining. Grows to about 3m in height.