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Paeonia lactiflora 'Black Beauty'

Black Beauty' Peony

Black Beauty' Peony

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade

Rusticity

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • May
  • June

  • Dark red double flowers
  • Bushy and compact habit
  • Spring flowering
  • Finely cut dark green foliage
  • Attracts pollinators

Herbaceous perennial appreciated for its spectacular flowering with its double flowers of a sumptuous dark red almost black.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
61 - 91 cm
Spread
61 - 91 cm
Height
61 - 91 cm
Spacing
24 - 36 in.
Spread
24 - 36 in.
Height
24 - 36 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Bushy

Flowering colours:

  • Dark red almost black

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Moderate Watering

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Remove faded flowers after flowering. Cut back in the fall to about 10cm from the ground

Soil requirement:

  • Well-drained soil
  • Moist
  • Fertile

Features

Resistance:

  • Pests
  • Drought

Attract:

  • Butterflies
  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Border
  • Clumps
  • Flowerbeds
  • Isolated
  • Open ground

Attribute:

  • Spectacular flowers
  • Fragrant
  • Early

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