Give your garden a brilliant boost with the vivid beauty that only the Black Diamond® Shell Pink™ Crape Myrtle tree can offer.
The striking jet black foliage of the Black Diamond Crepe Myrtle contrasts beautifully with the boldly colored coral pink blooms, making it a beautiful center piece in the garden or landscape.
The pink blooms appear on the flowering hedge in early spring. This brilliant shrub will bloom all summer up until fall’s first frost.
Planting Black Diamond Crape Myrtle
For best results, grow the Black Diamond Shell Pink Crape Myrtle in full sun to partial shade with well amended, well draining soil; once established, Black Diamond® is very drought tolerant and mildew resistant.
Black Diamond Crape Myrtle Pink will make a unique impact as an accent plant or group 3-5 for a magnificent mass planting. Growing approximately 10 to 12 feet tall and 8 foot wide, the pink flowering shrub is a perfect planting for most gardens, driveways, or fences.
The shell pink black diamond series of crape myrtles is exceptionally pest and disease resistant especially to powdery mildew. The addition of slow release fertilizer at the top of the root ball will help boost it’s immunity.
These crape myrtle trees do not ship bare root. They are rooted in a container in soil. Best grown across the United States in USDA plant hardiness zones 6-9. These flowering trees are not the most cold hardy and do best in southern climates.
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- Uniquely colored foliage
- Bright pink blooms
- Drought tolerant
- Great size for smaller gardens