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

Currently our products are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017, but until then please contact us to check stock levels.

Delivery Options

Currently they are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017.

  • Direct Collection From Us

    Either from the nursery or from one of the events we’ll be attending. If coming to the nursery then please call first to make sure we’ll be around. If we are away at an event then collection of orders may not be possible.