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

Actaea simplex 'James Compton'

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

AGM. A good compact variety with very dark purple foliage and scented, white bottlebrush flowers that are tinged soft pink. Sep-Oct. H150cm S60cm.


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Care Instructions

Best grown in cool, reliably moist, moderately fertile soil, enriched with organic matter. Grow it with Rodgeria podophylla and Gillenia trifoliata, for an interesting mix of foliage form and colour.

Plant No: 556

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