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Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty' - 2011


By Andrewr

Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty' - 2011 (Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group)

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This is unusual Andrew, looks a bit like liatris (not the leaves tho..) and the leaves are very dark.

22 Aug, 2011


These used to be called cimicifuga and like deep shade and moist soil. This variety is a particularly good form

22 Aug, 2011


Ahh, bugbane (wonder whether it is the bane of bugs!!). Quite tall so probly not for me. My glads have to be supported as my garden can get quite I guess this would too. But its very attractive and I can imagine it in your it somewhere up by your fruit cage?

22 Aug, 2011


You did not mention the scent I always pull a stem towards me to take it in, an added bonus they have it all. I have self saved seed raised ones flowering this year very little difference in them.

23 Aug, 2011

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