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Cimicifuga simplex

Kamchatka bugbane

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to November
  • Height0.8m to 1.4m
  • Spread0.35m to 0.7m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite-green
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Cimicifuga simplex (Kamchatka bugbane). This is a clumped tall evergreen rosette perennial, The foliage is fern-like and shaped round to ovate. The long white spiked flowers will open in mid-summer through to the autumn. They do well in an average garden soil in any setting. It is a long-lived plant and will eventually become larger and lush.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Snakeroot

Origin

Former Russia, China, Japan

Interest and use

Border, wildflower/meadow, under shrubs

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Needs staking. They are fully hardy and should be grown in light shade and moist soil.

Propagation

Propagate by division.

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