Plant a Crape Myrtle

crepe myrtleOur Campfire speaker on July 14th, suggested that you consider planting  Crape Myrtles.  With hardier species and global warming, they do well in our climate.  Crape Myrtles range in sizes – miniature to over 20 feet tall.  The best part – unlike most flowering trees, Crape Myrtles bloom 90 to 120 days.   Here’s a list of  Crape Myrtle varieties and their characteristics.