The girl was quite as tall as her aunt Pelagie, with dark eyes that reflected joy as a still pool reflects the light of stars; and her rounded cheek was tinged like the pink crepe myrtle
The stories and folklore surrounding the storm flourished for decades--a woman found a baby in a crepe myrtle
, a cow flew upside down, etc.
The Wilemans Belle Isle Neighborhood Association is flush with trees and shrubs such as crepe myrtle
and is generously willing to suggest how to care for them.
Caption: A carbon-sampling device placed beside a crepe myrtle
plant measures carbon escaping from the soil.
The landscape materials include live oak and crepe myrtle
trees and must be installed per the plans and specifications provided by Buford Davis and Associates.
The mix of shapes and sizes includes cascades of wisteria blossoms, hardy orange and crepe myrtle
trees covered with white flowers, tiny primroses and tall asters.
Q: My crepe myrtle
tree has an oil-like substance dripping all around the base, the leaves are wilting and the trunk has white stuff on it.
Mediterranean myrtle is not to be confused with the more common crepe myrtle
Rickert hired Hazeltine Nurseries to tame it--but not too much; the front yard, with its abundant coconut palms, bamboo stands, mango and crepe myrtle
trees, conveys just the right old-Florida feeling for the neighborhood.
Goodbye crepe myrtle
and the vertigo of the last hundred years
Even now, all I know of family was what I saw in those photographs: twig of crepe myrtle
stuck in a baby's wicker basinette, pinky ring on a young soldier, the pomade and stocking cap waves in an uncle's hair, if he was an uncle at all.
One-acre squares overflow with magnolias, azaleas, palms, fuchsia, crepe myrtle
and oleander but it is the streets that are breathtaking.