Black Diamond® Crimson Red™ Crape Myrtle
Crimson Red Blooms and Inky Dark Foliage
Crimson red and black have been a powerful color combination for centuries. Art, fashion and history bear this out. One place that hasn’t been able to embrace this stunning color couple is the garden world…until now. Black Diamond ‘Crimson Red’ Crape Myrtle is a new shrub with striking black foliage and tons of crimson red blooms offset with bright yellow centers.
Try them lining a fence or driveway. Grown to its full height of 12 feet or pruned hard every winter into a 3 foot hedge, ‘Crimson Red’ will be traffic-stopping on your street. The stunning black foliage is a perfect dark backdrop to the crimson red blooms from spring to fall. Prune ‘Crimson Red’ to fit into your favorite large container and use it around your patio or by a sunny door.
All of the Black Diamond crape myrtles are low maintenance, highly disease resistant and are relatively drought tolerant once established. You will be thrilled with the ease and performance of this shrub. Simply striking and easily the talk of your garden. Order yours today!
* Dark, dramatic foliage spring to summer
* Show-stopping crimson red flowers all season
* Great for containers
|Botanical Name||Lagerstroemia Black Diamond 'Crimson Red'|
|Mature Height||10 - 12 feet|
|Mature Spread||8 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Crimson Red|