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Thalictrum ‘Black Stockings’

This tall beauty has long, nearly black stems, contrasting green leaves and is topped by fluffy lavender pink flowers in large flat – topped corymbs. Very showy for the back of the border. Needs to be vernalized to bloom.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 48″ / 24″ / 58″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): July, August

Common Name Meadow rue
Family Ranunculaceae
species aquilegiifolium
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 48" / 24" / 58"
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Soil (Garden) Prefers moist, humus rich Soil (Garden)s, tolerant of average Soil (Garden).
pH 5.8 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average to moist.
How Different? It has striking black stems when grown in the sun.
Landscape Value Has lacy foliage, black stems, and colorful flowers. Use in the back of the border, in mixed beds, or in the woodland garden.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments May not bloom until 2nd year.
Grower Notes A cold treatment or a winter much improves the quality of the bloom.
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