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Many of these plants have cousins native to North America, but it is the trove of Asian plants that directly, or indirectly through hybridizing, have come to define our gardens: the showy flowering evergreen azaleas of April, the saucer magnolias of March and the summer blossoms of the hydrangea and crape myrtle
Trees, shrubs, and vines Zones 7-9, 14-17: For vivid autumn color in your garden, now's the time to buy and plant deciduous trees such as birch, Chinese pistache, Chinese tallow, crape myrtle
, dogwood, Ginkgo biloba, Japanese maples, liquidambar, persimmon, and 'Raywood' ash; colorful shrubs including deciduous azaleas, barberry, oakleaf hydrangea, smoke tree (Cotinus coggygria), and viburnum; and vines such as grape, Parthenocissus, and wisteria.
There are at least 73 species of plants that it can feed on and it can reproduce on plants as different as box wood, crape myrtle
, philodendron, Chinese elm, ash, macadamia, birch, and eucalyptus.
The four most beautifully shaped crape myrtle
trees I have ever seen are growing on the corner of Valley Spring Lane and St.
Heat-loving ornamentals Zones 7-9: Plants such as Chionanthus retusus, crape myrtle
, and Salvia spathacea thrive during the Central Valley's hot summers and cold winters.
It was draped with ivory satin and illuminated by gold and crystal chandeliers and thousands of twinkling lights intertwined in the crape myrtle
trees and azaleas.
At the front end, a Dutch door framed with a sturdy arbor is designed as both a focal point and an entry portal; at the back end, beyond the beds, a crape myrtle
marks a colorful transition to the backyard.
Separated by overhead bridges, the meditative area has a koi pond, a dozen crape myrtle
trees and a maze-like pathway.
The "branch tree" is a remnant of a crape myrtle
cut from the family's yard.
Tip of the Week: The other day I saw a 'Dynamite' crape myrtle
for the first time.
branches from the bride's childhood home arched around the altar and reached to the ceiling of the sanctuary.