Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Actaea simplex Hillside Black Beauty (Bugbane)

Small light pink bottlebrush blooms rise above the foliage on upright, wiry stems. New foliage emerges green, maturing to dark reddish-purple and is finely divided.

Blooms in late summer to late fall
4 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture