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Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea) Brunette

Genus: Actaea.

Species: Actaea simplex.

Bought Hopetoun GC 23 June 2013


Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette'This species is a clump-forming perennial with light green to purplish green basal leaves 30-75cm (1ft-21/2ft) long, composed of 27-81 ovate to rounded, irregularly lobed leaflets. In early autumn arching stems bear white flowers, 2cm (1in) long in racemes up to 30cm (1ft) long.

Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' has dark, brownish purple foliage, purple stems and compact racemes to 20cm (8ins) long of purple-tinted, off-white flowers.

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