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What’s Blooming? Crape Myrtle!



Written by Kiani Ned, Marketing Intern   The crape myrtle, or Lagerstroemia, is a flowering tree that is native to the Indian Subcontinent, southeast Asia, and northern Australia. The bright and soft blooms are commonly cultivated in warmer climates around the world and are very common to the American South. Crape myrtle blooms flower in […]

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Crepe Myrtle



This magnificent tree originated from the Indian subcontinent, reaching China, South East Asia, and Oceania. The Crepe Myrtle, also known by its Latin and scientific name Lagerstroemia, arrived in England in 1759, but due to…

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