Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group

Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group

Synonym(s): Cimicifuga Atropurpurea Group Common Name: 'Baneberry'

Formerly known as Cimicifuga Atropurpurea Group. Scented, slender, white bottlebrush flowers, tinged pale pink, are formed on black stems above attractive purple-brown foliage. Very nice but not as dark as some of the other varieties that we list. Sep-Oct. H150cm S60cm.


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Care Instructions

Grow in cool, moist, moderately fertile soil, enriched with organic matter. Try growing with Astilbe 'Bronce Elegans' at its feet and Hosta Krossa Regal to contrast with the foliage.

Plant No: 553

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179