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Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee'

Lacy near-black leaves in spring and summer, slender spikes of scented white flowers in late summer. Elegant. Very good in shade. Dislikes dry soils. Folaige to 1m, flower spike to 2m. Hardy.

At a glance

Common Name
Bugbane. Cimicifuga
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
Over 1.2m
Colour
White
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Late Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Aspect
Shade, Part-shade
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators
Feature
Scented white flower spikes
Wildlife
Very attractive to hoverflies and bees

Sue's Notes

I am not entirely sure that this plant is sufficiently different from Brunette or James Compton to be worth stocking - both are easily as good, in my view and easier to get hold of!

 
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