The Black Diamond® Best Red™ Crape Myrtle can bring beauty to any landscape.
It is an upright, wide-spreading, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub or small tree in the loosestrife family.
The prominent jet black foliage of the Black Diamond plant contrasts aestetically with the vivid colored red blooms, making it a beautiful center piece in the garden or landscape.
The red flower clusters appear in early spring and last till the winter months.
Black Diamond Crape Myrtle Best Red creates a unique effect as an accent plant or group 3-5 for a magnificent mass planting or flowering hedge. Growing approximately 10 to 12 feet tall and 8 foot wide, the flowering shrub is a perfect fit for most gardens. It stays nice and compact as a small tree.
SPECIAL FEATURES- Deep red blooms
- Uniquely colored foliage
- Drought tolerant
- Great size for smaller gardens
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica
Foliage Color: Black
Flower Color: Red
Mature Height: 10-12 ft
Mature Width: 8 ft
Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9,
Sunlight: Full sun
Package List: 1 x Best Red Crape Myrtle Live Plant in a nursery container with soil.
Black Diamond Crape Myrtle Care
This brilliant flowering shrub will bloom all summer up until fall’s first frost. For best results, grow in full sun to partial shade with well-amended soil; once established, Black Diamond Crape Myrtle trees are very drought tolerant.
Will benefit from the addition of a slow-release fertilizer at the top of the root ball once a year. This will help with continuous flowering. The Black Diamond series is pest, disease, and deer resistant, as well as drought-tolerant and mildew resistant.
These trees are perfect for lining a driveway or fence. Grow across the United States in USDA growing zones 6-9.
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Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to fulfill orders to California and Arizona due to agricultural regulations. We also do not ship internationally, to Hawaii and Alaska due to their distance from us and the sensitive nature of the products we ship.
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