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Hillside Black Beauty Black Snakeroot

$11.50

Perennial Hillside Black Beauty Black Snakeroot – CIMICIFUGA r. ‘Hillside Black Beauty’. 4-7′ tall, 3-4′ spread, part-full shade, late summer-mid fall bloom. Though the young foliage tends to be green, it quickly deepens to an almost iridescent purple-black. In late summer, the tall stems are topped with foot-long, fragrant, white flowers blushed with pale pink. Forms a striking, upright clump that creates a wonderfully lacy, airy backdrop in the garden. Especially attractive when combined with variegated or yellow foliage. Attracts butterflies & is bee friendly. Deer & rabbit resistant. Zones 4-8. Potted in 3″ pot.

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Hardiness
4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Color
Purple
Bloom Time
Late Summer
Growth
Slow
Usage
Outdoor
Exposure
Part Shade
Resistance
Deer | Rabbit
Height
Dimensions 49-60 in
Spread
37-48

Fragrant
Yes
Watering
Consistent
Container
No
Planting
Spring to Fall
Attracts
Bee Friendly | Butterflies
Reblooming
Sold As/With
3" pot

Native to the edges of woodlands in eastern North America, Cimicifuga performs best in partial shade and moist, organically enriched soil. Some direct sunlight is required to draw out the purple coloration in the foliage. Water supply should remain constant throughout the spring, summer and autumn. Cimicifuga takes a few years to get established and reach maturity. Mature clumps should not be disturbed.

Garden Style:
Eclectic, Woodland Shade
Other Features:
Border Plant, Mass Planting, Focal Point