Common Crape Myrtle is the smaller version of the Queen Crape Myrtle. They are as short as 18 inches ( as this one) to as 40 feet. The flowers are in shades of pink, purple and white.
Photographed at KBR Park, Hyderabad.
Botanical name: Lagerstroemia indica Family: Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle family)
This one (below and to the right) taken at Gun Rock Colony Secunderabad – August 2011. I do not know if this is a Thorel’s Crape Myrtle or Tropical Crape Myrtle. But aren’t they so pretty! Just love the purple and white. So dainty.