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4 in. x 4 in. x 10 in. Crape Myrtle Best Red Container

4 in. x 4 in. x 10 in. Crape Myrtle Best Red Container

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  • $ 2998


Produces vivid red blooms against dark foliage . Mature size of 10 ft. to 12 ft. tall x 4 ft. to 5 ft. wide . Drought tolerant . Mildew resistant

The Black Diamond Crape Myrtle variety represents the first series of true dark-leafed crape myrtles. The blooms of the Best Red Black Diamond come in a vivid red blooms which offset the intense hues of the dark leaves. The bright blooms of the Black Diamond reach their productivity peak during the summer and fall months. This variety has been described as having an intermediate growth habit, reaching 10 ft. to 12 ft. tall, a spread of 4 ft. to 5 ft., and can be used as a specimen or in mass plantings. Crape Myrtles look particularly nice when lining driveways or fences, and can also be planted in a container on your deck or patio as long as the container is at least 12 in. Dia. These crape myrtles are drought tolerant, mildew resistant, and low-maintenance. This crape myrtle can be used in Zones 2-5 if in a planter and brought in during the winter months.

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