Actaea simplex 'Pink Spire'

Actaea are a new discovery for me, with scented flowers right through the autumn and the handsomest dark foliage that overseed in spring. More
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Actaea are a new discovery for me, with scented flowers right through the autumn and the handsomest dark foliage that overseed in spring. Happy in shade, and seedpods are good too.

Genus Actaea (syn. Cimicifuga)
Group/Species simplex
Variety Pink Spire
Type Perennial
Common Name Bugbane
Border Position Border (Back)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant away from direct sunlight and keep moist. To aid quick establishment, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole. Displays are much more effective planted in groups of 3.
Care Tips Grow in cool, moist locations away from summer heat. The flowers will give off brilliant scent in autumn.
Flowering August - September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Actaea simplex 'Pink Spire' reviews

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Actea pink spire

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Reviewed 13th February 2018 by Gill pink

Found this plant in article by Adrian bloom gorgeous flowered well first year lovely to look at and lovely scent.hope it will carry on