AWARD

ACTAEA simplex 'Brunette'

Commonly known as Bugbane, Cohosh, Snakeroot

Very dark black purple leaves and spikes of scented white flowers
Further Reading....
  • White
  • Height
    1m-1.2m (3-4ft)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming perennial
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Partial shade

ACTAEA simplex 'Brunette'

 
Available again from March 2024 - New stock in early spring.
individually £14.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - bottlebrush-like flowers are attractive to butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Russia, western China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Compact racemes to 20cm (8in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Black
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1m-1.2m (3-4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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