Common Name : alum root 'Black Beauty'Family : SaxifragaceaeType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : Spreading/BranchedSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : Light PinkFlowering from : Juneto JulyFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : PurpleSunlight : Full Sun / Part Shade / Full ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterHardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
This selection sports deep reddish-purple, glossy, pointed leaves with outstanding ruffling. They are held somewhat upright, catching and reflecting the sun from every direction. The plant’s habit is compact and mounding. White flowers are produced on 24 inch tall scapes from late spring through early summer.