Best Red

Want a classic look? You can’t go wrong with Black Diamond® Best Red™. Like a garnet necklace paired with a little black dress or bold bright red lipstick, Best Red™ is the perfect summer garden accessory. Striking ebony foliage and vivid crimson blooms add instant drama with just the right amount of class to the garden. And with a maximum size of 10-12 feet tall and 8 feet wide, Best Red™ won’t take over the entire landscape. Black Diamond® Best Red™ is perfect as a statement piece for petite landscapes or for mass planting on larger properties. 

BLOOM TIME

Beautiful blooms late Spring through Fall / Colorful foliage early Spring through Fall

WATER

Water thoroughly every other day for first month. Drought tolerent once established

LIGHT

Full sun- 6 or more hours of direct sunlight daily

HARDINESS:

2-5: Annual / 6: Perennial / 7-10: Deciduous Shrub/Small Tree

POT SIZE:

2 Gallon

SIZE:

12' H x 8' W

PLANT FOOD:

Fertilize once per year as new growth emerges

IDEAS FOR USE:

Flawless black foliage and masses of brilliant jewel-toned blooms from Summer until the first frost. 

  • Colorful foliage early Spring through Fall
  • Beautiful blooms late Spring through Fall
  • Drought tolerant
  • Low maintenance
  • Highly resistant to mildew
  • Great for smaller gardens