Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Songbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Long Blooming
Tolerates wet sites
East Coast Native
Good Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
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Cimicifuga racemosa

Black Cohosh

An exquisite plant with dark leaves and 8" long spikes of fragrant ivory or white flowers. Attractive rounded flower buds and ornamental seedpods extend the floral display. Wonderful as a background plant in the garden or as a cut flower

syn. Actaea racemosa
Native

Height:

48-72 Inches

Spacing:

12-24"

Additional:

Prefers consistent soil moisture

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Time:

Mid-Late Summer

Bloom Color:

Creamy white.

Cimicifuga (sim-i-si-fug'-a)

Family: Ranunculaceae · Common Name: Bugbane, Cohosh

Graceful wands of fragrant, creamy white flowers complement attractive green or bronze leaves. A valuable source of height and late summer bloom in the shaded garden. Moist soils.

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