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Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue'

Also called Misty Blue White Baneberry


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More About Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue'

  • Sport of Actaea pachypoda
  • White flowers produce white berries
  • Mounds of bluish-green leaves on reddish stems
  • Berries are poisonous
  • Excellent for massing in the woodland landscape
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Interesting Notes:

The white berries have a single, black dot which resembles an old-fashioned, china-doll-like eye. Because the foliage is toxic, it is resistant to most mammalian herbivores, however, it is harmless to birds, its main seed distributor.

Zone:

3

Height:

60-90 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

White
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Doll's Eyes Growing and Maintenance Tips

Baneberry should be grown in dappled to partial shade in a rich, organic, moist soil. Can be grown in sunnier locations if the roots are kept cool and have adequate water. 


Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Poisonous
Poisonous

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Blue
Gray

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue'

Actaea pachypoda

Actaea pachypoda

White Baneberry

Actaea rubra

Actaea rubra

Red Baneberry