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Cimicifuga (Actaea) racemosa

Bugbane

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A stately, native plant with airy spikes of ivory-white flowers in late summer to fall, atop fern-like, dark green foliage. Though it can reach 4 to 7 feet tall, it does not need staking. Easy to grow and long-lived.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Attributes & Uses
Drought Tolerant
Native
Naturalizing
Rock Garden
Exposure
Full shade
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Mounded
Program
American Beauties® Natives
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist

Height

4-7 Feet

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Spread

2-4 Feet

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Flower Color:

White

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USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Good Companions
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Athyrium niponicum
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Viburnum prunifolium
Ilex x meserveae 'Hachfee'
Castle Spire™ Holly
Ilex x meserveae