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Black Cohosh - Actaea racemosa

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Phonetic: ak-TAY-ah ray-see-MO-sah

Black Cohosh, also known as Black Bugbane, is a member of the buttercup family. This summer blooming beauty is slow to establish but is a long lived addition to your shade garden. Thriving in dappled sunlight, Black Cohosh prefers organically rich, well drained soil.

  • Hardiness: 3-8
  • Native Region: USDA Plant Database
  • Sun Exposure: Part Shade to Shade
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: July, August, September
  • Soil Type: Medium - Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 5'H, 1-3'W
  • Plant Spacing: 3'
  • Host Plant: Summer Azure
  • Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
  • Advantages: Fragrant, deer resistant, dark green attractive foliage, winter interest
  • Landscape Uses: Cottage gardens, cut flowers, dried flower arrangements, shade and woodland gardens
  • Companion Plants: Wild Columbine, Jacob's Ladder, Marsh Marigold, Fringed Bleeding Heart, Heart-leaved Aster