It forms an upright clump of striking, dark purplish-black foliage contrasted by long, white bottlebrush blooms late in the season.
Though the young foliage tends to be green, it quickly deepens to an almost iridescent purple-black. In late summer, the 4-7' tall stems are topped with foot-long, fragrant, white flowers blushed with pale pink.
Actaea ( Bugbane) Hillside Black Beauty
Water Requirements: Average Water NeedsConsistent Water Needs
Sunlight: Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)Full Shade (< 4 hrs. Direct Sun)