More About Actaea rubra
- Lightly scented delicate white flowers
- Fine-textured foliage with an airy habit
- After flowering, red berry clusters appear
- Bloom Time: 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.
Red Baneberry 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 rubra Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum