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Lagerstroemia indica Diamonds In The Dark Crimson Red

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B4, D6
Size: 20cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $18.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $20.42 inc GST
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica Diamonds In The Dark Crimson Red
Common Names: Crepe Myrtle,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Shrub Like, V-Shaped

Crimson Red features flawless near-black foliage that emerges in early spring, followed by masses of vivid red blooms from summer until first frost. When planted en masse the Diamonds in the Dark® Crimson Red creates a vibrant show of colour. Crimson Red will grow to 3m x 2.5m in height and width. It’s compact growth habit makes it attractive as a flowering hedge or as a beautiful tree to line your driveway or fence. It is also perfect for planting in decorative pots to place on your deck, porch or balcony. They are deciduous and will lose their foliage between late autumn with stunning new growth appearing in spring. Note: Times of bloom and new growth may vary from state to state depending on climate and conditions.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Powdery Mildew

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lythraceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Black
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate