Actaea racemosa
BLACK BANEBERRY, BLACK COHOSH
Ranunculaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: dappled light to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: unpleasantly fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green

Edibility: herbalist herb
 
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Actaea racemosa
BLACK BANEBERRY, BLACK COHOSH
Ranunculaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: dappled light to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: unpleasantly fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green

Edibility: herbalist herb


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental & cottage designs

Uses: border

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy

Animals: bee attracting






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