Cimicifuga Racemosa Special Item

Black Snakeroot, Black Bugbane, Actaea

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 6' (Plant 30" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Tall and stately, yet never needs staking. Elegant large leaves (up to 16" across!) of deepest dark green. White flowers of Cimicifuga Racemosa soar above foliage on stiff wiry stems. Dramatic grouped at the back of the border, or planted amongst shrubs.

Features to Note:

  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • For a Shady Spot

Cimicifuga General Information:

Cimicifuga are grown for their dramatic stature and impressive blooms. Finely cut fern-like foliage makes a perfect backdrop for the late summer spires of fragrant flowers. Prefers a consistently moist site for best habit. Extremely hardy. Cimicifuga are low maintenance plants.

Cimicifuga Plant Care:

Needs deep soil which is well drained. Seedheads provide winter interest, so it's nice to leave them standing. Division is rarely needed as once established, plants can remain undisturbed indefinitely.

$13.95 $10.46 ea.
(3+) $13.50 $10.12 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: CIRA