Black DiamondScientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Black Diamond Crimson Red'
SIZE & GROWTH RATEAverage Growth Rate is 1’ Foot Per Year
Mature Size 10' Tall x 8' Wide
LIGHT NEEDSFull sun
DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREENDeciduous
ACORNS?No it doesn't have acorns
COLORFoliage is dark burgundy-blackish plum with beautiful bold red blooms
SPECIAL FEATURESDrought Tolerant
Improved Tolerance to Fungal Diseases
Highly Resistant to Mildew
Great for Smaller Gardens
Blooms Summer through Fall
This brilliantly colored Best Red, Black Diamond Crape Myrtle features dark burgundy-blackish plum foliage which contrasts against the boldly colored red blooms, easily making it a focal piece in any landscape. The deep red and black colors are perfect for those looking to break up that “too much green” effect seen in typical flowerbeds. This medium sized shrub will bloom all summer until fall’s first hard frost. For best results, grow in full sun with well amended soil. Black Diamond Crape Myrtles have also showed improved tolerance to drought as well as fungal diseases like powdery mildew, and leaf spot.
Common Names: Black Diamond Crape Myrtle, Black Diamond, Best, Crimson Red
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