Black Diamond Crape Myrtle Best Red Dormant Packaged Tree
The Black Diamond Crape Myrtles are a must have for your landscape or garden. They can be trimmed to remain a full shrub, hedge, wind-break or grown into a full sized beautiful flowering tree. Black Diamond Crape Myrtles have distinctive dark, almost black leaves, providing a lovely contrast to the beautiful blossoms. The Blossoms of the Best Red Crape Myrtle are a bright red, which offsets the intense dark leaves. These red blooms reach their productivity peak during the summer and fall.
This variety can reach 12 ft. in height and a spread of 4 ft. to 5 ft. Crape Myrtle make a real statement when lining driveways, fence lines or can be used to hide unsightly items in your landscape, like electrical boxes, a/c units or propane tanks. The Black Diamond series is drought tolerant, mildew resistant and fairly low-maintenance.
The Best Red Crape Myrtle ships bare root packaged in dormant state. This means, the plant arrive in a dormant state, with wrapped roots and stalks without leaves or blooms. Once planted, it will come out of dormancy and will begin to grow.
- Large, full clusters of flowers
- Lush dark leaves
- Repeat bloomer
- Grow to tree or shape as a bush
- We're sorry, but due to state regulations this plant cannot be shipped to California or Arizona
Mature Height: 144 inches
Mature Width: 60 inches
Additional Characteristics: Deciduous, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Windbreak
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Check your hardiness zone here!
Sun Tolerance: Full Sun
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia x 'Black Diamond Best Red'
Common Name: Crape Myrtle