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Actaea podocarpa

mountain bugbane

This species blooms later than any other species of Actaea, extending well into October. When planted with other species of Actaea, it is possible to have Actaea flowering or fruiting from Spring to Fall, with fine tall blooms attracting a variety of bees all season long.

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Height: 3-7 ft
Spread: 2-4 ft
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Part Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture
Average
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant


North American Distribution


mountain bugbane - Actaea podocarpa from Native Plant Trust
Photo by Mason Brock, Public Domain
mountain bugbane - Actaea podocarpa from Native Plant Trust