Crepe ginger, crepe myrtle, and queen's crepe! A crepe is defined as a very thin pancake or very thin fabric; the petals of these flowers resemble crepe paper. Check out these and many other beautiful flowers on my slideshows.
Katherine Wagner-Reiss has her botany Certificate from the New York Botanical Garden, where she is a volunteer tour guide. She has a special interest in native plants and in the scientific and the common names of plants.