‘Natchez' is a vigorous crape myrtle cultivar selected for its hardiness and mildew resistance. Dark coral pink flowers appear in summer and hold up well in hot climates. The glossy dark green leaves change red in fall. In addition to its beauty, toughness, and ease of growth, this crape myrtle has beautiful bark that becomes increasingly showy with age. Grow as a shrub or train into a small tree. Use for accent, background, specimen or street tree. Deciduous.