Great architectural specimen with tall, spectacular airy spires of white flowers. With moist soils, this plant will fill a four-foot space. 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 New England Woodlanders: perennials that are native to New England, nursery propagated, but never collected from the wild; grown in New Hampshire.
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 racemosa
- Common Name
- Black Cohosh, Black Snakeroot
- Hardy to Zone
- Part Shade