Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group
Cimicifuga simplex Atropurpurea Group, Cimicifuga racemosa ‘Purpurea’, Actaea racemosa ‘Atropurpurea’, Baneberry Atropurpurea Group, Purple bugbane, Purple baneberry, Cimicifuga racemosa ‘Atropurpurea’
Variety or Cultivar
The Atropurpurea Group _ The Atropurpurea Group have purple to bronze tinted foliage and small, creamy white, strongly-fragrant flowers in fluffy spires on upright, wiry stems.
Arching, Branching, Bushy, Spreading
White in Summer
Flushed purple, Green, Bright-green in Summer
Cut back after flowering or fruiting.
WHERE TO GROW
Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group (Baneberry Atropurpurea Group) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Wildflower, Flower Arranging
Plant in cool, moist, moderately fertile soil, enriched with organic matter. Water thoroughly in dry weather.
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
North, East, West