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Actaea japonica ‘Cheju Do’
Common Name: Cheju Cimicifuga Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

'Cheju Do' offers more compact foliage and prolific flowering that other cultivars. The dissected leaves emerge in the spring with purple tints slowly turning deep green. One clump can produce 12 to 15 spikes of white flowers in one season. Though tolerant of a full range of light conditions, Actaea (formerly Cimicifuga) grow better in the part shade garden. Combine with variegated, burgundy or golden foliage.

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
Height12-24" Bloom TimeLate Summer
Spread2-3' FragranceYes
Light Exposure Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple Green
Soil Moisture Stem ColourBurgundy
Hardiness4-7 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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