Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue'
Also called Misty Blue White Baneberry
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
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.
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
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum