Actaea rubra

Light Conditions: Shade to Part Sun
Soil Conditions: Moist, Rich
Exposure Conditions: Sheltered
Size: 12-36" T & W
Bloom Period: May to early July
Bloom Colour: White
Growth Habit: Moderate
Spreads By: Seed & Rhizomes

Good For Small Spaces
Good For Large Spaces
Long Bloom Time


Attractive Seed Heads
Fall Color
Deer Resistant
Edible/Medicinal Properties

Seed Price: $4.00
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Plug Price: $4.50
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Actaea rubra  (Baneberry) Actaea rubra  (Baneberry) Actaea rubra  (Baneberry)

Seeds Per Package: 8

Description: Large white blooms in early spring turn to bright red berries in late summer and will last into the fall. The large leafy foliage adds a lush texture to shady spaces and it will turn to a beautiful burnt pink in the fall. This plant has multi-season appeal and looks great under trees and shrubs. Please note that all parts of this plant are poisonous.

Found in Nature: Rich woodlands and moist shady ravines, often by creek beds.

Distribution: Common in forests across the prairie provinces.

Notes: Available as larger potted stock - pick up only.

Important Information: The "Bloom Period" is an indicator of the time period within which the wildflowers will bloom and does not describe the time period that a single plant will bloom. The "Sizes" listed are intended to be a general guideline to consult during plant selection. Plant growth and bloom times will vary depending on geographical location & individual site conditions. Please contact us with any questions you may have.