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Actaea racemosa (Baneberry)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading clump, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer late), Dark green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Actaea racemosa:

  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Actaea racemosa

  • Poisonous if eaten/irritating sap
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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Common Missspellings: Aktea, Aktea, Actear, Aktear, Acktear

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