Observers reported observations of fledglings as follows: a female with fledgling (Mar), two adults with smaller sub-adult (21 Apr), a fledgling admitted to a wildlife rehabilitation clinic (24 Apt), two fledglings being fed crape myrtle
(four observations spanning 13-17 Jul), a female observed feeding a ~7.
axyridis, crape myrtle
is an exotic introduction from southeast Asia and is infested by the host-specific crapemyrtle aphid, Sarucallis kahawaluokalani (Kirkaldy) (Mizell & Schiffhauer 1987; Mizell & Knox 1993).
A perimeter hedge of privet, a demanding evergreen that is rarely handsome in Washington, was replaced with cherry laurel and three pink flowering crape myrtles
, now tall screens clouded with flowers.
Byers sells tens of thousands of crape myrtles
each year and a significant percentage are ARS-developed varieties.
Nearly 30 varieties of crape myrtles
developed and introduced by Egolf have been a great commercial success.
To commemorate National Arbor Day, students at Silver Bluff Elementary also planted two mature Crape Myrtle
trees with Kevin Sander, corporate marketing director for the National Arbor Day Foundation, to create a lasting reminder of the school's shared vision with Doubletree to continually encourage students to do their part to help the environment.
Selective pruningAuPruning or trimming by choosing and cutting one branch at a time, such as pinching new tender shoots, cutting off old rose blooms, removing select branches from a lilac, yew, crape myrtle
or other shrub, or cutting huge limbs on trees.
Among those trees currently available are crape myrtle
, coast live oak, holly oak, white alder, Chinese pistachio, 'Raywood' ash, chitalpa, Australian willow, paperbark, camphor, southern Magnolia, 'Purple Robe' black locust, lemon and weeping bottlebrushes, tipu, ginkgo and fern pine.
Eastern redbud (Cercis Canadensis) * Crape myrtle
(Lagerstroemia indica) * Star magnolia (Magnolia stellata) * Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra) Remember: * Trees and power lines can coexist in our communities -- Select the right tree for the right place.
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.
Event Contribution Recipient Book Fair Cash donation Crape Myrtle
Festival Boston Bike-a-thon Cash donation PMC-Jimmy V.
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