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Geranium pratense 'Black Beauty'

#PP12648

Also called Cranesbill


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More About Geranium pratense 'Black Beauty' (PP12648)

  • Masses of periwinkle-blue flowers
  • Almost black, deeply lobed foliage
  • Dark foliage lasts throughout the season
  • Foliage turns red in the fall
  • Hardy and easy to grow
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer

Zone:

4

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

40-45 cm

Colour:

Blue

Black Beauty Geranium Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, however, it will also tolerate dry to average conditions. Best sited in full sun to partial shade. Prune hard after flowering  to encourage tidy, fresh growth and more blooms throughout the summer. 

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Geranium pratense 'Black Beauty' (PP12648) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Compact
Upright

Foliage Color

Black