CRAPE MYRTLE – BLACK DIAMOND MYSTIC MAGENTA

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COMMON NAME
Black Diamond Mystic Magenta
Mystic Magenta Crape Myrtle
BOTANICAL NAME
Lagerstroemia indica
‘Mystic Magenta’
HEIGHT 10′
WIDTH 6′
DECIDUOUS
COLD TOLERANCE 0° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Yes
SALT TOLERANCE No
FLOWER Long lasting, showy red
or magenta blooms
MONTH OF COLOR Summer
FRUIT Brown or black pods. When
mature, they dry and split, thus
releasing disk shaped seeds.
Inedible.
COMMENTS Most unusual crape
myrtle, with red or magenta
flowers and black leaves. Seeds
are food for birds.
PRICE 45 gallon $250,
30 gallon $175, 15 gallon $85,
7 gallon $45, 3 gallon $25