They came via email. It is a lovely shrub but it does need help.
There is no root flare showing - that is your first task. I think you'll have to move any flowers around the base and pull the dirt back from the base. Carefully dig out about 18" radius from the plant and leave the resulting saucer without filling it with anything.
Close up of egg cluster.
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Sap running on trunk. Limbs.
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View of Global White crape myrtle.
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This is what a crape myrtle root flare should look like (from the Dirt Doctor site):