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Pink Crepe Myrtle Shrub
The Pink Crepe Myrtle tree is amazing and brings lots of bright and brilliant color to all gardens and lawns when they are in bloom. They grow best when planted in climate zones six through nine and also is called Lagerstroemia by the botanical name. These trees can grow to become fifteen to twenty-five feet tall and also five to ten feet wide when fully mature. They do great when planted in sandy and clay soils and also grow in moist and well-drained soil conditions. They thrive when grown in full sunlight and partially shaded locations. This plant brings lots of small wildlife to areas also such as bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies. They have beautiful pink blooms that are in clusters at the ends of the limbs and are very bright and vivid when in bloom. They look amazing added to gardens and natural areas as ornamental trees. The trunks of these trees peel and become very smooth in texture as they grow and have a unique look about them. These trees are simple to grow and take very little care and maintenance from the homeowner or gardener. They look great when several of them are planted together to create a beautiful natural border for lawns and landscapes. They also look amazing when used to line long walkways and driveways. Brightly colored perennials can also be added around the bottoms of these beautiful trees to provide extra color as they bloom. Daffodils work great added around these trees and are also a great touch to add more curb appeal to a home.