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Cameras and Photography: FireCracker Crepe Myrtle

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Bradenton, FL
(Zone 9a)

August 13, 2001
1:48 AM

Post #10672

My fire cracker crepe myrtle is blooming again. It was a K-mart disaster when I bought it a year ago, like $2.00 for a 3 gal pot. Nothing but some bare twigs. It's starting to come back though.

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(Zone 7a)

August 13, 2001
2:04 AM

Post #109583

I hadn't seen this one. That is really beautiful!
Pine City, MN
(Zone 4a)

August 13, 2001
11:18 AM

Post #109679

That is very pretty!

August 13, 2001
12:12 PM

Post #109689

That's a Whitcolm patented plant, if memory serves. Check out the leaves - notice they are thicker and have a more reddish tint to them (as well as the stems). Whitcolm has produced some interesting crepe myrtles - I have his Red Rocket as well as his Raspberry Sundae crepe myrtles. Very pretty!

Bradenton, FL
(Zone 9a)

August 13, 2001
2:19 PM

Post #109720

Dave it does have a red tint to the leaves. How do you find a particular cultivator's plants. I've never heard of Whitcolm. Do you have any pics of the other ones that you have?

August 13, 2001
2:26 PM

Post #109726

MG, I have an interest in Crepe Myrtles, so I'm familiar with most of the cultivars and the growers of them. I read Whitcolm's patent applications, which is why I'm so familiar with those in particular.

I don't have any pictures of the Raspberry Sundae yet, but I do have pictures of the Red Rocket.

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Biloxi, MS
(Zone 8b)

August 13, 2001
2:56 PM

Post #109742

I have a friend that is looking for a Crepe Myrtle that is purple with white trim(Flowers)...any idea where he can get one?

Bradenton, FL
(Zone 9a)

August 13, 2001
4:43 PM

Post #109802

WOW, Dave that's gorgeous. How did you get ahold of those seeds, I'm assuming it was a seed. Can you buy them anywhere?

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