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James Compton Bugbane

Actea

Height:

3 - 4 ft.

Width:

24 - 30 in.

Flower Color:

White

Foliage Color:

Purplish Black

Foliage Type:

Herbaceous Perennial

Bloom Time:

Mid-Summer

Exposure:

Partial Shade

Moisture Level:

Moist, Well Drained

Zones:

3 - 8

The Gardener's Notepad

One of the darkest purple of all Actea. Fullest color is had in light shade, ideally some direct light followed by filtered light and rich, evenly moist soil.