Actaea racemosa

Black Cohosh

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  • Native woodland perennial
  • White, fragrant somewhat fuzzy, arching bottle brush flowers in midsummer (June/ July)
  • Ferny deeply cut foliage

Height: 4-5 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft

Zone: 3-8
Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators


  • Fragrant
  • Native
  • Great Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Shade/ Part Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Keep Well-Watered
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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