Cimicifuga ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty'#PP9988, COPF
Also called Black Bugbane
More About Cimicifuga ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty' (PP9988, COPF)
- AKA Actaea ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty' or Actaea simplex 'Hillside Black Beauty'
- Abundant panicles of white florets
- Flowers appear midsummer to mid-fall
- Dark purple to black, lacy leaves; one of the darkest foliage in the cimicifuga family
- Excellent in mass, also used as a specimen
- Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall
- Flower Height: 175 cm
- Foliage Height: 90 cm
- Flower Size: 30 cm
The odour emitted by the foliage and flower has insect repellant properties.
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.
Cimicifuga ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty' (PP9988, COPF) Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall