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Actaea simplex ‘Atropurpurea Group’

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Actaea simplex ‘Atropurpurea Group’ | Boncath, Pembrokeshire, SA37
Pot SizeTotal Price
1.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Actaea simplex ‘Atropurpurea Group’

Common names

Baneberry, Cohosh


Actaea simplex ‘Atropurpurea Group’ (Baneberry). Also known as Cimicifuga simplex ‘Atropurpurea Group’. These plants have long bottle-brush-like flowering spikes of cream-white flowers, which are flushed with pink and appear from September to October. The foliage is comprised of double, heart-shaped three-lobed leaves in burgundy, at the base of the plant.


They like moist conditions, with humus-rich soil, in shade or semi-shade. May need staking.

Interest and use

Grown for their architectural interest and for their flowers and foliage.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Actaea simplex ‘Atropurpurea Group’ | Boncath, Pembrokeshire, SA37 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • Soil pH6.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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