(also crepe myrtle)
An ornamental Asian shrub or small tree with pink, white, or purplish crinkled petals.
- Genus Lagerstroemia, family Lythraceae: several species, in particular common crape myrtle (L. indica) and queen’s crape myrtle (L. speciosa).
- 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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Syllabification: crape myr·tle
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