Black Bugbane

Actaea simplex 'Atropurpurea'

Height:

4 - 5 ft.

Width:

2 - 3 ft.

Flower Color:

White

Foliage Color:

Purplish Green

Foliage Type:

Herbaceous Perennial

Bloom Time:

Mid-Summer

Exposure:

Partial Shade

Moisture Level:

Moist, Well Drained

Zones:

4 - 8

The Gardener's Notepad

A tall, airy perennial with long white bottle-brush flowers and large greenish purple leaves. Seed-heads dry beautifully, and last a long time indoors as decorations. The highest flowers will be 5 to 6 ft. tall.