Be a little different
If you’re looking for something different to plant, take a look at Black Diamond crape myrtle. This stunning new crape myrtle variety has black leaves (most crape myrtles have medium green leaves) that pop against its deep red blooms. While most crape myrtles are showy, the unique Black Diamond crape myrtle overshadows them all with its brilliance.
This useful plant has a steady growth rate and reaches heights of 3 – 4m tall and about 2 – 3m wide, making it a great tree for a smaller garden or courtyard area.
In addition, it:
- Is drought tolerant;
- Requires low maintenance;
- Is highly resistant to mildew.