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crepe myrtle

Origin of crepe myrtle
1840-50 Unabridged
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  • The gardens are evergreen, with many varieties of boxwood, camellias and crepe myrtle.
  • The woodchip mulches had no inhibitory effect on the growth of crepe myrtle plants.
British Dictionary definitions for crepe myrtle

crape myrtle

an oriental lythraceous shrub, Lagerstroemia indica, cultivated in warm climates for its pink, red, or white flowers
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