Lagerstroemia indica 'Best Red' pbr

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The Lagerstroemia Diamonds in the DarkĀ® is a new series of Crepe Myrtle which has striking dark-mahogany foliage which contrasts spectacularly against rich blooms in summer and autumn. Best Red flowers are a vibrant red.


Crepe Myrtles will tolerate a wide range of soils ranging from heavy to sandy. Will benefit from a light fertiliser application in spring and pruning to maintain shape. Pruning in winter will also encourage new flowering wood for next summer. Can be grown as a single stemmed tree or multi trunked tree. Will tolerate periods of dryness.

Landscape Uses

Lagerstroemia Diamonds in the DarkĀ® have a compact growth habit making them perfect for an attractive floral hedge. Their lower branches can be trimmed to make them more tree-like. Perfect for in pots or as a specimen plant.


Height to 3.0m
Width to 2.5m