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Actaea 'Chocoholic'

Chocoholic Bugbane (Snakeroot): Patent PP24,821

  • »  Dark purple nearly black foliage
  • »  Mauve-pink flowers in late summer into the fall
  • »  Fragrant flowers
  • »  Great texture and color for a woodland garden
  • »  Formerly named Cimicifuga 'Chocoholic'

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Dark, bronzy purple, nearly black, foliage has a lacy texture that looks amazing set against lime green hostas or astilbe. Fragrant bottlebrush flowers start blooming in late summer and their rich pink color ages to a pleasing white. The height of this pernnial is a real bonus in the shaded garden where it reaches higher then most hosta's or astilbes, creating an airy backdrop for the wooded garden.

Foliage Color
Almost Black
Maintenance and Care
Low Maintenance
Flower Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Partial Shade
Full Shade
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Actaea 'Chocoholic'

Best growth occurs in a moist, shady location with rich, acidic soil. Excellent naturalized plant - requires little maintenance. May require staking. Divisions may be made in the spring.