Definition of crape myrtle in English:

crape myrtle

Line breaks: crape myr¦tle
(also crepe myrtle)


An ornamental Chinese shrub or small tree with pink, white, or purplish crinkled petals.
  • Lagerstroemia indica, family Lythraceae
More example sentences
  • 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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