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Lagerstroemia BLACK DIAMOND® Crystalline
Lagerstroemia = ‘19020’
Breathtaking black foliage with unique maroon veins. Profusions of pure white blooms. 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.