Cathy Carr, APLDTraditional Patio, DC Metro

@ Garden Gate Landscaping, Inc.

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Shirley Handley wrote:Mar 15, 2012
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    GreenHeart, LLC

    It's been a few years, but I think they are Lagerstroemia x 'Sioux'

  • Dianne Kaufman

    Thanks. I am going to put a few in my yard.

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becky
Becky Harris added this to Great Design Plant: Crape MyrtleSep 26, 2012

Botanical name: Lagerstroemia indicaCommon names: Common crape myrtle, crepe myrtleUSDA zones: 6 to 9 (find your zone). If you’re at the coldest end of the spectrum (around or above the Mason-Dixon line), you’ll want to find a warm, protected microclimate for it. Water requirement: Needs moist, well-drained soil but can tolerate drier conditions once it is establishedLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 15 to 40 feet high and 6 to 15 feet wide Benefits and tolerances: Can tolerate dry soils and claySeasonal interest: Summer and fall flowers; exfoliating bark; beautiful silhouette in winterWhen to plant: Either after the last frost or at least four weeks before the first frost

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ndstephens
ndstephens added this to best of the best outdoorApr 26, 2019

What is the name of the 3 small trees? Mandy Mitchell Those are crepe myrtles. March 15, 2012 PRO GreenHeart LLC Yes, they are Crapemrytles, Lagerstroemia species. Winter hardy in zones 7 and farther south, the leaves emerge late in Spring and the flowering occurs in mid to late Summer. Both bark and fall lead color are ornamental. Truly a small tree for all four seasons. August 22, 2012 Dianne Kaufman what type of crepe myrtle? March 29, 2017 PRO GreenHeart LLC It's been a few years, but I think they are Lagerstroemia x 'Sioux' March 29, 2017 Dianne Kaufman Thanks. I am going to put a few in my yard. July 10, 2017

wkot
W Kot added this to Landscape Design 2Mar 30, 2019

Close to our existing porch pavers. Scale slightly bigger.

jmharlequin2001
Marjorie Johnson added this to Marjorie's gardenJul 20, 2018

Trees are beautiful. Just love the flagstone

mksimages
mksimages added this to 260 Garden favesMay 22, 2018

Height of fence compared to teak bench

fejfam
fejfam added this to GardenMar 25, 2018

Multi-trunk, with flowers- lining front door path

ccarlblom
Cathy Carlblom added this to Cathy's ideasNov 10, 2017

Nice back yard! Beautiful Crape Myrtle.

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