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Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue'


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Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue' is a white baneberry with bluish foliage and white flowers followed by white fruit with a black dot.


Description:
For those who love unique foliage, the delicate white baneberry (Actaea pachypoda) has been updated for the 21st century with a fantastic powder blue selection. Low maintenance and long lived, 'Misty Blue' will form a sizable multi-stemmed clump of blue topped in early summer with small clusters of fragrant, white flowers. By autumn the plant will develop white fruit with a single black dot on each base (hence the other common name "doll's eyes) held on red peduncles (fruit/flower stems).


Common Name: White Baneberry

Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: Yes

Berries: White

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Deciduous forest and mixed forest with conifers.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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