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

Actaea simplex 'Brunette'

Synonym(s): Cimicifuga 'Brunette', Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' Common Name: 'Baneberry'

AGM. Formerly known as Cimicifuga 'Brunette'. This is a comparatively tall variety with very dark purple foliage and scented, white bottlebrush flowers which are tinted purple in bud. Sep-Oct. H120cm S60cm.


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Care Instructions

Grow in cool, reliably moist, moderately fertile soil, enriched with organic matter in sun or part shade. In a large border you could try growing it with Ligularia 'The Rocket', Hosta ‘Big Daddy’ and Hemerocallis ‘Golden Chimes’.

Plant No: 554

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