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Actaea (Cimicifuga) simplex 'Atropurpurea'
Common Name: Bugbane Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Actaea (Cimicifuga) simplex 'Atropurpurea'
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Notes:
The greenish-purple dissected foliage of this perennial provides great textural interest to the garden while we await the arrival of arching spires of fragrant white bottlebrush flowers in late summer. The sweet fragrance will fill the whole yard! Though tolerant of a full range of light conditions, Actaea (formerly Cimicifuga) are a great way to add fragrance to the shadier garden. Combine with variegated or golden foliage.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Mountain meadows and alpine regions. Forest margins, scrub, grassy slopes and open lands at elevations of 300-3200m.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Full - Part Shade Sun Part Sun Part Shade Shade  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem ColourBurgundy 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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