Actaea (Cimicifuga) japonica var. acerina
A Bugbane with glossy, maple-like leaves with blooms that rise above the foliage like bottlebrushes. Prefers moist soil. White flowers appear between July and August.
Actaeas are large showy woodland perennials that prefer a moist, rich, acidic soil. Wait three to four years for full size, but these are one of the queens of the shady garden.
One of our Wicked Ruggeds, a list with our choices for perennials that stand the test of time... rugged, hardy and durable.
Native to the United States.
- Botanical Name
- Actaea (Cimicifuga) japonica var. acerina
- Common Name
- Cimicifuga Bugbane
- Hardy to Zone
- Part Shade