Catawba Crape Myrtle zones 7-9 full-partial sun. This lovely shrub can also be trimmed into a small tree. It will have a mature height of about 10-12 feet. It has a spread of around 8 to 12 feet and will be widest at the crown. Front yard: 1st choice!
Solar rope lights in the garden. I LOVE this idea, it can be used in a number of of different uses in the yard, high lighting the path to the front and back doors. lighting up the gazebo (or any focus point in your yard that will make a comfortable area to sit and relax for the day) at night for mood lighting on warm nights
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