Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'

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
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time ,
Flower Color ,
Foliage Color ,
Dormancy Winter
Exposure ,
Growth Habit ,
Growth Rate
Hardiness Zone , , , ,
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.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 48" / 24" / 58"
Soil (Garden) Prefers moist, humus rich soils, tolerant of average soil.
Water (Garden) Average to moist.
Special Uses ,
Comments May not bloom until 2nd year.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 1.5
pH 5.8 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes A cold treatment or a winter much improves the quality of the bloom.
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
Thalictrum 'Black Stockings' - Product Profile
Thalictrum 'Black Stockings' - Growing Recipe

All photography is property and © of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, and is only to be used for promotional material related to TERRA NOVA® products.

Please credit TERRA NOVA® Nurseries in the following manner:
Photo(s) courtesy of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, Inc.

Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'Download Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'Download
Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'Download Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'Download
Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'Download Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'Download

Our tags are produced using Adobe Illustrator (.ai) format.

Thalictrum 'Black Stockings' - Tag
Related Articles Featuring: Thalictrum ‘Black Stockings’

Get the latest FREE version of Acrobat® Reader™ here.

Please be patient as PDF’s may take a moment to load.
  • February, 2012 – Greenhouse Growerclick here