Lagerstroemia ‘Red Hot’ – Diamonds in the Dark Crepe Myrtle
DESCRIPTION: A newly released crepe myrtle with stunning near black foliage and an abundance of red flowers.
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Very dark, nearly black glossy foliage.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Bright red crepe like flowers in summer
LANDSCAPE USES: Feature, contrast, specimen, container, hedge, small gardens
TOLERANCES: Prefers full sun and hotter positions. Frost tolerant. Drought tolerant once established.
TREE CARE: Prune to shape in winter if required. Fertilise in spring. Responds well to mulching. This variety is mildew resistant.