As crape myrtles mature, their bark begins to exfoliate, revealing inner bark colors ranging from gray-green to dark cinnamon-red.
As crape myrtles mature, their bark begins to exfoliate, revealing inner bark colors ranging from gray-green to dark cinnamon-red. Gary R. Bachman Photo by MSU Extension
As crape myrtles mature, their bark begins to exfoliate, revealing inner bark colors ranging from gray-green to dark cinnamon-red. Gary R. Bachman Photo by MSU Extension

Crape myrtle is garden must-have in the South

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