Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Cimicifuga x 'Chocoholic'

#PP24821

Also called Black Bugbane


Cimicifuga x 'Chocoholic' - Purple-leaf Bugbane - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Cimicifuga x 'Chocoholic' (PP24821)

  • Long panicles of pink florets mature to white
  • Dark bronze-purple foliage with compound, ternate, sharp-toothed leaves
  • Excellent in mass, but also as a specimen
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to mid-fall
  • Flower Height: 125 cm
  • Foliage Height: 90 cm

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

4

Height:

90-125 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Pink
You must be logged in to
view availability and prices.
×

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 x 'Chocoholic' (PP24821) 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
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Purple
Black
Burgundy

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Cimicifuga x 'Chocoholic'

Get more info on Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette'

Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette'

Purple-leaf Bugbane

Get more info on Cimicifuga ramosa 'Pink Spike'

Cimicifuga ramosa 'Pink Spike'

Purple-leaf Bugbane