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Actaea simplex - 'Pinkspike' (Baneberry, Actaea)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Spreading clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Light pink Flowers (Summer), Purple Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Weaknesses of Actaea simplex
  • Poisonous if eaten/irritating sap
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
Design & Plant Use for Actaea simplex:
  • Summer flowering plant suitable for drift planting
  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting

Common Missspellings: Aktea, Aktea, Actear, Aktear, Acktear


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Actaea simplex - 'Pinkspike' (Baneberry, Actaea)