2-3 Litre Pot
- RHS Award of Garden Merit
- Position: Partial Shade
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Medium
- Flowering Period: Late Summer, Early Autumn
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Eventual Height: 1.5m
- Eventual Spread: 1m
Actaea Simplex Brunette, commonly known as BugBane, a recipient of the much coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, a clump forming herbaceous perennial with coppery-purple fern-like foliage through which the bronze-purple stems with long bottlebrush like fragrant flowers of creamy white with a tinge of pink appear late Summer/early Autumn greatly favoured by the later visiting butterflies. Ideal plant as a specimen within the border or at the back of the border in a little bit of shade.
Looking After Your Actaea Simplex Brunette
Generally pest and disease free, an easy to grow herbaceous perennial preferring a partially shade area in most if not all types of garden. A low maintenance clump forming perennial which can be easily propagated by division to increase stock during late Winter/early Spring, always wear gloves when handling as may cause skin irritation and toxic if eaten. Plant in a cool, moist, moderately fertile soil, applying a generous mulch of leaf mould early Winter to help protect the roots through the colder months.