Zones: 3 to 8
Size: To 3' tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Divided, compound leaves. Leaflets deeply saw-toothed. White flowers in globular clusters at the leaf axils or stem ends in spring. Red berries on red stems. Moist, well-drained soil. Rabbit resistant (Oudolf).
Published in Enum. Pl. (Willdenow) 561 in 1809.
Basionym Actaea spicata var. rubra Aiton.
Native to Russia, China and Japan, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Canada, northern, central and southwestern US.