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Formerly Cimicifuga simplex, common name Bugbane

Actaea simplex typically grows to a total height of 3-4’.

Prefers humusy, organically rich, moisture-retentive soils. 

Small, numerous, creamy white, strongly fragrant flowers appear in late summer to early fall in long, terminal racemes resembling fluffy spires (typically 1-2’ long) rising above the foliage on upright, wiry stems. Astilbe-like, deeply cut, ternately compound foliage is an attractive deep green.

Actea simplex "Black Negligee"

SKU: C-5007
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