Actaea mairei ([author:/HLe H.Lév.]) J.Compton

Bugbane


Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Actaea

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 8

Size: To 5' tall and 3' wide

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade

Description: 

Blooms in September to October with slightly drooping spikes of yellowish flowers with some orange on the petals. Oudolf thinks it is the "most elegant" of the Bugbanes. Keep soil moist. Rabbit resistant (Oudolf).

History: 

Published in Taxon 47(3): 622 in 1998.

Basionym Cimicifuga mairei H.Lév.

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