Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Wordless Wednesday – Crepe Myrtle Bark

red and cream colored bark of a crepe myrtle tree in arboretum

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  1. I love crepe myrtles! The peeling bark adds to their beauty year round.

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    1. They really are very pretty! Their flowers are beautiful too!

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  2. Oh wow :) that is so beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing :)

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    1. Do you have crepe myrtles in England? I had never seen one until moving to North Carolina.

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  3. That is one beautiful tree! Never heard of crepe myrtles before - oh well - thanks for showing it to us.

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    1. They are really gorgeous Claudia! They bloom in lavender, pink, fuchsia, white, etc. and the flowers are in cone clusters that are so pretty!

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    1. Thank you? ;-) My taste in trees astounds me too! Hahaha!

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  5. Gorgeous... Makes me want to touch it. x

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    1. It is really smooth to the touch. Love it!

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    1. HAHA! :-)
      Those feelings definitely well up in me too!

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  8. The bark on that tree is gorgeous! I haven't seen one before, but I love awesome trees & that one qualifies. :)

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    1. This is an asian variety. The ones that are usually around this area are a taupe and cream version, but just as pretty!

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  9. The base of the tree is huge...what a great backdrop this would make for photos.
    Laurie

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    1. It totally would! I think they may have weddings there.

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  10. What an amazing tree! Reminds me of something you'd find in Terebithia :)

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    1. I didn't say where I was when I took this pic... ;-)

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  11. Hi Jamie! Found your blog through noiredame's blog hop & am your newest follower. Would love it if you stopped by my blog & followed back <3

    This is such a beautiful tree - I don't think we get this kind over in the UK...?

    - Erin xo

    365mu.blogspot.co.uk - One girl's attempt at creating 365 different make-up looks in as many days

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  12. Oh wow! That's amazing. Thanks for sharing that pic. :)

    Tami

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