Lagerstroemia indica Crimson Red Black Diamond Lagerstroemia indica Crimson Red Black Diamond Lagerstroemia indica Crimson Red Black Diamond
Lagerstroemia indica Crimson Red Black Diamond
Lagerstroemia indica Crimson Red Black Diamond
Lagerstroemia indica Crimson Red Black Diamond

Lagerstroemia indica 'Crimson Red Black Diamond'

An gorgeous sight when in full flower!
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
  • A stunning large shrub, smothered in fabulous crimson red blooms during summer and autumn.
  • Spectacular deep purple, almost black foliage contrasts perfectly against the flowers.
  • Extremely low maintenance and drought tolerant - it's a must have for any garden.
  • Hardy down to -5C, therefore, will require some protection from the worst cold of winter.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 17cm pot, ready to plant. Growing to a height of 5m (16ft).
17cm Pot - Item: 511250
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Product Description

Crepe Myrtle, or Lagerstroemia indica is a wonderful large shrub that is often seen on the continent, and now we can bring it to UK, where it's sure to make a dramatic impact.

This crepe Myrtle will light up your garden with its incredible crimson red blooms that will smother it in summer and autumn, attracting bees and butterflies into your garden to feast on the fabulous flowers. The large and frilly eye-catching blooms contrast effortlessly against this crepe Myrtle's gorgeous black foliage. Your Lagerstroemia will put on a spectacular show for most of the year and will really grab the attention of everyone who sees it.

Hardy to -5C, therefore it'll need some protection during the coldest winters, and it can be grown in a large pot to make sheltering it easier.

Supplied as an established plant in a 17cm pot, ready to plant. Growing to 5m (16ft).

What Is Supplied

Item 511250 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 17cm pot, ready to plant out.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Provide protection again severe cold.

Care Guide

  • Hardy down to -5C once established, Crepe Myrtle enjoys a hot sheltered position and is best grown against a south facing wall or as a specimen plant in the conservatory if in a frost-prone area.
  • Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.
  • No routine pruning is necessary apart from the removal of diseased, damaged, or dead wood in March or April. Shoots that are growing in unwanted directions can also be pruned out.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
500cm
300cm
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Lagerstroemia indica 'Crimson Red Black Diamond'
Lagerstroemia indica 'Crimson Red Black Diamond'
17cm Pot
Item: 511250
Only £19.99