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Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette'

Also called Black Bugbane


Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette' - Purple-leaf Bugbane

More About Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette'

  • AKA Actaea ramosa 'Brunette' or Actaea simplex 'Brunette'
  • Pale pink to white panicles
  • Deeply cut, dark purplish-brown leaves, rise to 80 cm
  • Excellent in mass, also used as a specimen
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall
  • Flower Height: 150 cm
  • Foliage Height: 80 cm
  • Flower Size: 30 cm

Interesting Notes:

The odour emitted by the foliage and flower has insect repellant properties.

Zone:

4

Height:

80-150 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Pink (pale)
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Purple-leaf Bugbane Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist, rich, humus soil in a woodland setting. Consistent moisture is required to prevent leaf scorching. They may take several years to reach mature size and once established do not like to be disturbed. The foliage develops best a sunny location with adequate moisture. 


Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Bronze
Purple

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette'

Get more info on Cimicifuga ramosa 'Pink Spike'

Cimicifuga ramosa 'Pink Spike'

Purple-leaf Bugbane