Syn. Cimicifuga racemosa
Actaea simplex 'Atropurpurea Group'
Native Region: Kamchatka, Siberia, Western China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan
Zone Range: 05-09
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 08 October, 2013
Seed count: 40-50
This medium sized clumping perennial bears dark purple to almost black compound leaves composed of 25 to 70 irregular leaflets. The unbranched flower stems grow to 1-1.5m(3-5ft) in height, bearing hundreds of tiny white flowers from late summer to early autumn.
These seeds were collected from dark leafed plants in the Atropurpurea Group.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in an open frame in autumn or spring. Grow in cool, moist moderately fertile well-drained soil in partial shade.