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Cimicifuga (Actaea) racemosa Brunette
Bugbane (Black Snakeroot)
Intense purple leaves are darker than 'Atropurpurea' and make an excellent companion to gold foliaged Hostas. Fragrant, ivory-white bottlebrush flowers are produced in fall. Deciduous. Deer resistant. All plant parts are poisonous!
- Hardiness Zone:4-8
- Height:48-60 Inches
- Spread:24-48 Inches
Prefers partial (afternoon) shade to full shade and moist, organic-rich, well-drained soil. Can tolerate occasional wet soil. Do not allow plants to completely dry out as foliage will scorch.