Best known in its tree form, Crapemyrtle or Lagerstroemia, are also available in a compact shrub form. Garden Crossings carries the shrub variety in several colors. Crapemyrtle have abundant, long-blooming summer flowers that are crinkled with a crepe-like texture. Growing in hardiness zones 6b-12, Crapemyrtle prefer moist, well-drained soil in a full sun location. Enjoy the flower power of Crapemyrtle in border plantings, as a specimen plant or in containers due to its compact growth habit.