Definition of crape myrtle in English:

crape myrtle

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(also crepe myrtle)


  • An ornamental Chinese shrub or small tree with pink, white, or purplish crinkled petals.
    • Lagerstroemia indica, family Lythraceae
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    • We planted verbena around our crape myrtle, and it has gone wild, spilling over the edges of the concrete border.
    • There is a black fungus on my crape myrtle and jasmine. Could you give me any advice?
    • They're planted under the shade of a mature crepe myrtle.

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