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HerbaceousEarly 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 hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
ACTAEA simplex 'Brunette'
Additional FeaturesBerriesThese plants have berries.Good to knowWildlife plant - bottlebrush-like flowers are attractive to butterflies.Pests & DiseasesNone.Place of originRussia, western China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan.
Flower ShapeRacemesCompact racemes to 20cm (8in) long
Garden Location/ConditionsBorderSuits a mixed or herbaceous border
Leaf Colour (if not green)Black
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich.
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video