Crepe Myrtle trees are a beautiful tree to add to a lawn or other landscape. They come in a wide assortment of colors and will look fantastic as they begin to paint a beautiful picture when they are in bloom. These trees are also easy to grow and can be trimmed to fit onto all lawns and even into all sizes of garden areas. They will also work great to bring bees, butterflies and hummingbirds and other small birds onto a lawn and into a backyard. They will love moist and well-drained soil locations. These trees will look stunning and will also have a unique look to them as their bark begins to peel away and display a gorgeous smooth surface. They are available in pink, red, purple, white and a dark burgundy.
These trees are used a lot in landscaping ideas and projects because they are so beautiful when in bloom and so easy to grow and to care for. They are amazing when used to outline a property or to line a sidewalk or driveway. They also look great just planted around on a lawn in different areas. These trees can grow to be between fifteen and twenty-five feet and can also be five to ten feet wide when fully grown. Sometimes some of them will grow to be a little smaller but they can be trimmed and kept to an excellent height for all gardens and locations. They love to be in sandy and clay soils as well as long as they are well drained. These trees can also grow well when planted in partially shaded areas. They will bloom during the early summer months but if the weather is good they can also bloom during the spring. You can ride down almost any road and spot one of these trees in bloom during the summer. They will bring a lot of much-needed curb appeal to a lawn and another property when in bloom.
Crepe Myrtles are well known for their gorgeous clusters of blooms and their smooth bark. These wonderful plants are very versatile and will do well in full sun. They do grow rapidly and are very easy to care for. They will bloom in the summer months and can bloom in several different colors. There is a good selection on our website of these plants along with descriptions, soil requirements, sunlight requirements and zone climates. Some of the most popular of these plants are the Pink Crepe Myrtle and the Purple Crepe Myrtle. These plants are amazing wherever they are planted and will attract bees and butterflies to the area.