Plant of the week – Crepe Myrtle

The Crepe myrtle has been proven to be a great plant for our region:lagerstroemia_indica_x_faurii_sioux

Botanical name: Lagerstoemia indica

Common name:  Crepe Myrtle

Where can I see them? Inland Botanic Gardens

Where can I get them? Mildura Native Nurseries (Tony Langdon)

Origin:  ChinaKoreaJapan and Indian Subcontinent (Indica is classical Greek and Latin for “of India”)

Until next time “Get Out and Get Dirty”

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