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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Black Diamond Crapemyrtle
Flower Color*
  • Green
  • Green
  • Red
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Year-Round
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Border Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Lagerstroemia is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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BLACK DIAMOND® BEST RED CRAPEMYRTLE

Lagerstroemia x 'Best Red'

Buy Black Diamond® Best Red Crapemyrtle online. 'Best Red' is a stunning new crapemyrtle with intense black foliage and bright red blooms that persist from late spring until fall.

Mature Height:

10-12 Feet

Mature Spread:

8-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Lythraceae · Common Name: Crapemyrtle

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 6929

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 6930

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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$75.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 11697

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
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$75.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 10026

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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Standard Package Multi-stem Grown in Root Pouch®.



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The Tree is BEAUTIFUL and arrived in FANTASTIC shape.


Gary
Oxford, NC
November 2016

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