Radiant Red

Black Diamond Crape myrtles have set the standard for effortless beauty. Radiant Red is the latest debut in this drought and heat tolerant collection. A naturally vigorous growing habit with large, flawless black foliage and profuse red flowers are the signature characteristics of this resilient gem. Ideal for growing as a breathtaking flowering hedge, show-stopping focal point and/or sensational container gardens. Black Diamonds make a lasting impression wherever they are planted.

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