Fall Foliage In Dallas - Am I Gorgeous Or What?!!

Normally I am not a plant that boasts...but I have to ask - Am I Gorgeous Or What?

Crape Myrtle

 

I am now proudly displaying my fall foliage for all to see - who(what) am I you may ask?  I am a Crape Myrtle (botanical name Lagerstroemia). 

If you are not familiar with Crape Myrtle's, here is a little information from Wikipedia:

Lagerstroemia

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Crape myrtleScientific classificationSpecies
Lagerstroemia indica
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Lythraceae
Genus: Lagerstroemia
Linnaeus

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Lagerstroemia /ˌlɡərˈstrmiə/,[1] commonly known as crape myrtle or crepe myrtle, is a genus of around 50 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs native to the Indian Subcontinent, southeast Asia, northern Australia and parts of Oceania, cultivated in warmer climates around the world. It is a member of the Lythraceae, which is also known as the loosestrife family. The genus is named after the Swedish merchant Magnus von Lagerström, who supplied Carolus Linnaeus with plants he collected. These flowering trees are beautifully colored and are often planted both privately and commercially. Popular varieties used in modern landscaping include the bright red Dynamite Crape Myrtle, the deep pink Pink Velour Crape and the purple Twilight Crape Myrtle, which also has a bark that changes colors.

 

 

 

 

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Comment balloon 14 commentsLisa Von Domek • November 01 2018 01:57AM

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Morning Lisa.

The leaves around here are in full blown color change. High today of 45º.  Baby it's cold outside

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) 7 months ago

Ours are turning slowly James Dray and our temperatures are still in the warm zone...but that will change!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) 7 months ago

Good morning Lisa - most of our leaves are in color now.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 7 months ago

Good morning, Lisa Von Domek we still have green leaves....not in full color change yet.... but we're also in the 60's today and tomorrow....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) 7 months ago

Good morning Lisa. A hard view to leave but you will have a blast in Boston. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 7 months ago

Good morning Lisa. Beautiful yes. Ironically in the area that is noted for fall color, not much this year. See you tomorrow. :)

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) 7 months ago

Good morning,  Lisa - nature has a habit of providing a spectacle especially when we take a moment to take notice. 

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 7 months ago

I love Crepe Myrtle’s. Ours won’t turn until around January here in Florida. 

Posted by Joyce Marsh, Regional Manager Regal Christie's Int'l Realty (Regal | Christie's International Real Estate) 7 months ago

Lisa,

I love Crape Myrtles.  They are blooming around here.  We saw so much lovely fall foliage in Sonoma last week.  And we see it here, and more so in the wine country. A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 7 months ago

Great photo Lisa, that crepe myrtle certainly stands out. We've got one in our backyard & am looking forward to seeing it change soon!

Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods (www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) 7 months ago

Lisa that tree is styling.  This is a beautiful time of the year.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) 7 months ago

It is gorgeous and hope my crepe myrtle will be showing color when I return home next week.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) 7 months ago

Good morning Lisa.  Beautiful colors on that Crape Myrtle.  I hope you're having a wonderful time in Boston.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 7 months ago

I certainly enjoy the fall colors. Sadly, rainy weather is grounding many of our colorful leaves.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 7 months ago

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