Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty'

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Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty'

Synonym(s): Cimicifuga 'Hillside Black Beauty', Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Hillside Black Beauty' Common Name: 'Baneberry'

The darkest variety of Actaea that we grow with almost black leaves and narrow racemes of small, fragrant palest pink, almost white flowers in early autumn. Sep-Oct. H120cm S60cm.


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Care Instructions

Grow in cool, reliably moist, moderately fertile soil, enriched with organic matter. Good planting partners would be Carex flagellifera and Rodgersia pinnata.

Plant No: 555

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