Crimson Crown

Black Diamond® Crimson Crown™ is absolutely a garden statement piece. With look-at-me red blooms and dramatic black foliage, everyone’s eye is drawn to this gem of a flowering shrub. Classified as an Intermediate crapemyrtle, Crimson Red™ grows to be 10-12 feet tall and 8 feet wide, but don’t let that smaller size fool you. The bright red blooms demand attention and ensure all eyes will be on your garden. Despite Crimson Crown™’s sparkle, this is one low-maintenance plant that will deliver long-term beauty.

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

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