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GardenersDream Actaea Chocoholic

Supplied in 9cm pot
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  • RRP £10.49
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  • Latin Name: Actaea simplex
  • Common Name: Bugbane, Baneberry
  • Characteristics: Deciduous perennial, late season flowering, dramatic colouring, purple foliage, hardy, thrives in partially shaded areas
  • Care and Maintenance: Actaea Chocoholic thrives in partially shaded damp areas. It prefers moist soil that is rich in humus. Cut back after flowering to maintain a healthy and attractive appearance. Congested clumps should be separated in spring or autumn

Actaea Chocoholic is ideal for adding height and interest to your garden. Bronze purple foliage adds a touch of dramatic colour to flower beds and borders while the mauve pink flowers lighten to white as they mature. The bottle brush shaped flowers bloom in summer through to autumn and their fragrance attracts birds, butterflies, bees and other pollinators.

Commonly known as Bugbane or Baneberry, this plant is easy to care for and requires little attention to remain in good shape. The deciduous perennial is hardy and can withstand winter temperatures as low as -10C.

With a maximum height of 1.5m and spread of 0.9m, Actaea Chocolholic is ideal for covering ground and bringing height to the back of flower beds. The plant will reach is full maturity and growth within around 3 years.

Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only - The plant will be supplied in a growers pot. Depending on season, some plants may be pruned back to encourage growth and deciduous plants may arrive without leaves. 

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