Actaea ‘Brunette’ (Black Bugbane)

(a.k.a  Cimicifuga ‘Brunette’)

(Black Cohosh, Black Snakeroot)

Large, Astilbe like leaves of purple black. Arching bottlebrush spikes of pale pink flowers rise above the clump. Height 3-4′.

Large, Astilbe like leaves of purple black. Arching bottlebrush spikes of pale pink flowers rise above the clump.  Plants will take about three years to develop into a mature clump. Height 3-4'.

Actaea attracts birds and butterflies to the garden. Prefers average, medium moisture, well drained soils. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-8
  • Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): August-September