crepe myrtle


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

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Lennar recently opened the Crepe Myrtle, their new model home at the community.
In my humble opinion, it deserves equal billing with the crepe myrtle as a street tree for our city.
The soaring golden spikes of the candle bush and the bright yellow blossoms of beach buttercup illuminate the multicolor landscape, where the sky-blue plumbagos mingle with the fiery red of heliconia and penta, the orange blossoms of the pagoda flowers, the purple haze of the crepe myrtle and the glory bush and the coral trumpets of the cape honeysuckle.
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.
As another symbol of its dedication to "Growing Together for the Future," TransTexas, in conjunction with Trees for Houston, planted twenty crepe myrtle and red bud trees along Beltway 8, near its new headquarters.
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.