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Lagerstroemia BLACK DIAMOND® Crystalline
Lagerstroemia indica = ‘JBG 19020’
Breathtaking black foliage with unique maroon veins. Profusions of pure white blooms. A long season of interest. Excellent in warmer states where they revel in long hot days and repay by flowering extraordinarily well. Excellent for pollinator gardens.
Genus & Species: Lagerstroemia indica (Code: 19020)
USDA Zone: Zone 6 (-10°F or -23°C).
Bloom: Profusions of pure white blooms, held in rounded clusters.
Bloom Time: Midsummer to fall. Flowering on new growth.
Foliage: Elegant black deciduous foliage. High health, good disease resistance.
Habit: Shrub to small tree. Grown as small tree 12’ x 8’ or as shrub 3’ x 3’ with a cut back to 4” in all areas.
Propagation: Cuttings. License required for propagation.
Culture: Thrives in moist fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Mature plants are drought-tolerant.
Uses: Small tree, street tree, hedging, perennial border, pollinator gardens, pots & containers.