crepe myrtle

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ornamental shrub from eastern India commonly planted in the southern United States

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The Crepe Myrtle offers a great floorplan that is ideal for any lifestyle.
The bride's cake table was in front of a natural garden of crepe myrtle trees, pink hydrangeas, and other natural greenery and created a dramatic back drop.
A: Crepe Myrtle is a wonderful addition to our landscapes, and they can be found over most of the southeast U.
There is a scoreboard in a Little League Field in Glendale named for Valvo, a crepe myrtle tree on the front lawn of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank for Betru, and a grove of trees in North Hollywood Park dedicated to dozens of Los Angeles residents who died.
But in 1991 we planted 1,500 trees: live oaks, palmetto, and crepe myrtle.
On my own street, for example, you will find the following collection of parkway trees: jacaranda, carob, eucalyptus, crepe myrtle, carrotwood and Canary Island palm.
Crepe myrtle branches, kangaroo paw, ferns, and monstera leaves accented the designs, and planters of Boston ferns were placed at the base of the columns.
Big trees were simply too expensive to maintain; they were replaced with ornamental pear, gold medallion and, mostly, crepe myrtle trees.
The city provided 1,100 crepe myrtle, sawtooth oak, and loblolly pine seedlings and 16 more mature trees that were planted by Georgia Forestry Commission foresters, 40 probationers, and other volunteers.
In this regard, bottlebrush (Callistemon citrinus) and crepe myrtle (Lagerstroemia) come to mind.
The neighborhood is beautiful, too, with crepe myrtle trees cascading in pink blossoms, vines growing wildly into iron fences and mature magnolia trees so massive their roots are buckling sidewalks.
I would suggest that you select a crepe myrtle hybrid called Lagerstroemia x fauriei because it is mildew resistant.
TIP OF THE WEEK: Many deciduous trees and shrubs, from crepe myrtle to rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), can be propagated by hardwood cuttings.
More manageable trees whose foliage changes color would include: Modesto ash, whose leaves turn to gold; crepe myrtle, with variously colored foliage; Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum), with luminescent, multicolored leaves; persimmon, with red-orange leaves; ginkgo and birch, both of which turn golden yellow; and Chinese pistachio, which turns yellow, orange and red.
The dream of GIs and the Depression-born - aligned in one Valley grid of spacious boulevards lined with crepe myrtle and towering palms.