Actaea racemosa 'Brunette'

Black Snakeroot, Black Cohosh, Black Bugbane

Family: Ranunculaceae Crowfoot

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 8A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Pink, white
Bloom time Late Summer to Mid Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, massing, specimen, woodland garden
Height 6' to 7' / 1.80m to 2.20m
Spread 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Purple
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America, naturalizing