Pruning Crepe Mytle Deciduous Shrubs & Trees
The plant is commonly spelled in MORE than two ways. You may have seen any of the following: crape myrtle, crapemyrtle, crepemyrtles and crepe myrtles. The scientific name is lagerstroemia crape myrtle. The traditional Southern spelling is "Crepe Myrtle" (because the delicate flowers resemble crepe paper).