A Perennial Favorite in the Flower Garden
We ship this item in Spring
- SKU: 81105
- Zones: 3-8
- Height: 36 - 48 inches
- Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
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- Botanical NamePaeonia lactiflora 'Black Beauty'
- Ships As2-3 EYE BAREROOT
- Height36 - 48 inches
- Spacing24 - 36 inches
- Spread24 - 36 inches
- Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
- Color Descriptionblack
- Foliage TypeGlossy, deep green leaves that are very ornamental through-out the growing season. The new growth in spring is a copper-burgundy and turns a soft yellow in the fall
- Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
- Flower FormEarly, Double Black/Red flower
- Soil RequirementsPrefers well-drained, moist garden loam but is very adaptable to wide range of soil types.
- Growth RateSlow to moderate
- PruningAfter flowering
- Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter. Remove in early spring before growth starts
- Additional InformationIntroduced 1985, came available 2009-2010
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Planting InstructionsPlant with eyes 2" below soil level. Planting too deep will result in poor flowering.
- Deer Resistant
Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Bulbs, Potted Plants and &
|1A-4B||4/29/19 - 6/21/19|
|5A||4/1/19 - 6/21/19|
|5B||3/18/19 - 6/21/19|
|6A-6B||3/4/19 - 6/21/19|
|7A-7B||2/25/19 - 6/21/19|
|8A-8B||2/18/19 - 5/31/19|
|9A-10B||2/11/19 - 5/31/19|
|Last Order Date||Zones 1-7: June 17th, 2019
Zones 8-10: May 27th, 2019
*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.
Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.
Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.
After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate and tracking information.
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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.