Actaea pachypoda is a lovely and delicate woodlander and a perfect choice to create a quiet and relaxing vignette in the shade border.
Actaea pachypoda is a low maintenance and long lived perennial called white baneberry that will form a sizable multi-stemmed clump of attractive, dissected foliage topped in early summer with small clusters of 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). A lovely and delicate woodlander and a perfect choice to create a quiet and relaxing vignette in the shade border.
Common Name: White Baneberry
Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Part Shade, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Early Summer
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Stem Colour: Red
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Deciduous forest and mixed forest with conifers.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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