Black Diamond Best Red Crape Myrtle


(2 customer reviews)

Black Diamond Best Red Crape Myrtle is a stunning plant with near-black foliage with bright red blooms. It is perfect as a statement piece for petite landscapes or for more mass plantings on larger properties. Vivid crimson blooms add instant drama with just the right amount of class to the garden.

  • USDA zones 6-10
  • Mature size 96″ W x 144″ H
  • Deciduous – Foliage loss in winter and new growth in early spring
  • Full sun to partial shade; Blooms summer through first frost
  • Used in containers, landscapes, and as accents
  • Recommended spacing 80-96 inches
  • Botanical Name: Best Red™ Black Diamond® Crapemyrtle
  • Ships Dormant winter through early spring
  • Plants are trimmed at times when shipped to promote plant health
  • Average shipping height – 2.25g 20-24 inches, 7g 30-34 inches
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• Water before planting

• Plant in Full Sun

• Dig hole 3X the width of pot

• Back-fill and plant 1″-2″ above soil level

• Water and add more soil if needed

• Mulch plants

• Fertilize in early spring

2 reviews for Black Diamond Best Red Crape Myrtle

  1. Brian

    These have elevated my back yard so well. Impressed by the packaging, as I was worried about sipping a plant of this size but they took great care to get it here safely and healthy. The dark leaf color is showstopping

  2. Peter S.

    Ordered 6 and they are doing really well. Great experience!

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