From the McDonald Garden Center Blog
Plant of the Week: Ebony Flame Crepe Myrtle
You’ll love this super unique Crepe Myrtle that has exploded onto the scene and has everyone talking about it’s vibrant, dark red blooms offset by intense black, yes black foliage! Enjoy this drought-tolerant, flowering tree all during summer and fall months. You can expect this tree to grow about 10-12 feet tall and 8 feet wide at a moderate pace. Crepe Myrtles perform exceptionally well in Hampton Roads, tolerating the area’s heat and humidity. If you love Crepe Myrtles, you’re sure to fall for this new one with it’s rare black foliage.