Monday, September 29, 2014

Flower for the Day Crepe Myrtle 9-29-14

Through the years I have had six crepe myrtles some of which have grown up to be tall trees (over 8 feet). Last winters severe weather essentially killed off all the woody components of all of the crepe myrtles. The four remaining "plants" have put up 3-4 feet green shoots. I had to cut out all the dead woody portions. After all spring and summer, last week I got one pretty if measly raspberry crepe myrtle blossom. So it goes.....

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