Black Negligee Actaea Plant (Bugbane)
Black Negligee Actaea Plant (Bugbane)

Black Negligee Actaea Plant (Bugbane)

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Part Sun to Shade (2-5 hours)Moist5-feet tall x 36-inches wide
Plant Features

Black Negligee Actaea bears tall, bottle-brush-like, creamy white flowers that can grow as long as 24 inches atop the sharply cut, serrated black foliage; the tip-top of each flower spire can be 5 or 6 feet tall! The leaves of this Baneberry will first emerge as a luscious emerald green before maturing to that prized purplish-black that sets off the flowers and berries so well. Also known as Black Snakeroot, the flowers carry a grapey-jasmine scent that is universally loved.

Plant Needs
Preferred Sunlight: Part Sun to Shade (2-5 hours)
Preferred Soil Moisture: Moist
Fertilizer Needs: When transplanted and then once every Spring
Survives Winter in Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Characteristics
Mature Plant Size: 5-feet tall x 36-inches wide
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Mahogany
Bloom Time: August, September
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
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