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Cimicifuga (Actaea) racemosa

Bugbane (Black Snakeroot)

Long, wand-like, fragrant white flower spikes are held erect over deep green, dissected leaves in autumn. Do not allow to dry out or leaf edges will brown. Native. Excellent for late season color. Deciduous. Deer resistant. All plant parts are poisonous! May be slow to establish.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:48-60 Inches
  • Spread:24-48 Inches
  • Bloom Color: White

Prefers partial (afternoon) shade to full shade and moist, organic-rich, well-drained soil. Do not allow plants to completely dry out as foliage will scorch.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
September
October
Foliage Color
Green