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Actaea matsumurae ‘White Pearl’
Common Name: Bugbane Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Actaea (Cimicifuga) 'White Pearl' has dissected green foliage and exceptionally long spires of fragrant white flowers in late summer and fall like arching and rippling pipe-cleaners. A great plant for height and late season fragrance from the shade border to full sun. You gotta love a perennial that can grow in any light conditions! Small birds love to eat the seeds in fall and winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Mountain meadows and alpine regions. Forest margins, scrub, grassy slopes and open lands at elevations of 300-3200m.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height4-6' Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread2-3' FragranceYes
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness3-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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