When fall round the corner, crepe myrtles blossom into beds of lavender and pink flowers, hanging high up on the trees, dazzlingly all who are lucky to witness the scene.
For those who are crazy for flowers, visiting the hidden gem in Yuanli Township, Miaoli County is a must!
The Crepe Myrtle Garden houses more than 400 crepe myrtles. The flowering period lasts about three months starting from June to September, which is how crepe myrtles receive the nickname the “100-day blossom.”
Crepe myrtles give off a sense of elegance and nobility.
Its history in China can be dated back to more than 1,000 years ago. It is said that crepe myrtles are the embodiment of the emperor, which brings good fortune, peace, and joy to the world. Crepe myrtles also symbolize happiness.
The garden owner in Miaoli incorporates grafting techniques so that in addition to hot pink and purple flowers, visitors can also admire flowers of various other colors such as red, white, and pink growing on the same tree! Every single tree is pruned meticulously, with slight alterations to every design.
Such a romantic floral sea may induce the foreign community to reminisce the beauty of their home countries as well.
Yuanli Crepe Myrtle Garden is now open to visitors, with no entrance fee needed.
Therefore, it’s a great place to alleviate your homesickness. The garden also offers ample parking spaces, so visitors can make the trip even more fun with a drive.
Make sure to follow the covid guidelines in place and protect nature while basking in the floral sea.
地址｜How to get there：苗栗縣苑裡鎮舊社里二鄰21-6號｜No. 21-6, Jiushe, Yuanli Township, Miaoli County