PlantsActaea→Bugbane (Actaea 'Chocoholic')

Botanical names:
Actaea Accepted
Cimicifuga Synonym

Also sold as:
Actaea simplex 'Chocoholic'
Cimicifuga 'Chocoholic'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2.5 to 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Other: poisonous
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Bees
Parentage: Seedling of: Brunette

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Location: Vaughan, ON, CanadaDate: 2012-06-12In afternoon sun.
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Location: IowaDate: 2016-10-05
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Location: IowaDate: 2016-10-05
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aspenhill On May 11, 2012 Obtained plant
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Chocoholic snakeroot by dogwalker Sep 7, 2015 4:03 PM 3
Favorite Combinations (Photos Please) by clintbrown Mar 20, 2016 11:04 AM 798

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