Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety

Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
Alternate Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
Alternate Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
Alternate Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
Alternate Image of Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) 'Brunette' [AGM] syn. Cimicifuga - Baneberry variety
  • AGM

  • Caution: TOXIC

  • Flowers attract bees

  • Flowers attract butterflies

  • Fragrant

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for shade

Dark purplish foliage (the colour becomes darker the more sun it receives) gives rise to long spikes of fragrant white flowers in late summer and autumn. Flowers are a magnet for pollinating insects providing valuable food for over wintering species  

Prefers a moisture retentive soil in partial shade. Will tolerate morning or late afternoon sun. CARE: All parts of this plant are poisonous if eaten

Height: 18 - 36 inches / 45 - 90cm                      

Spread: 18 - 24 inches / 45 - 60cm

AGM: The RHS Award of Garden Merit. Plants awarded an AGM are:

  • excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
  • available
  • of good constitution
  • essentially stable in form and colour
  • reasonably resistant to pests and diseases

Contact Us For Availability

This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.

Delivery Options

Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. Postage and packing charges depend on the size and quantity of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Thursday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend.

  • Click And Collect

    Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.