A single crape myrtle is a magnificent accent plant in
the middle of a lawn. A cluster of crapes planted close
together can provide a flowering canopy in summer and a study in
texture during the winter months.
Cuttings and seeds
Linnaeus, the creator of the botanical identification of plants,
animals and minerals named the Crape Myrtle after his friend
Magnus Von Lagerstrom of Goteburg, Sweden.