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Baneberry

Actaea spp.

Also known as

Bugbane, Cohosh

დათვყურძენა Actaea spicata Baneberry by Lazaregagnidze (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

-100cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Baneberry Overview

Genus of 10-20 hardy perennials commonly called baneberry or bugbane. They are rhizomatous perennials, often found in woodland settings in temperate climates of the Northern hemisphere. Mainly grown for their tooth-edged foliage and (very poisonous) red or white berries, plants from this genus also produce fluffy white racemes of small white flowers. Ideal for woodland or shady, mixed herbaceous borders.

How to propagate Baneberry

Division

Seed

Special features of Baneberry

Attractive fruits

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Baneberry

Grown for their colourful, poisonous berries. Woodland gardens, damp shade.

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