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Actaea racemosa (Black Bugbane, Black Cohosh)

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Actea [Cimicifuga] racemosa (Black Cohosh)

$ 4.89
We ship only to the New England and New York states.  Orders are shipped mid-June through September.  We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts.  Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants.  Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.  Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.

Common Name:  Black Bugbane, Black Cohosh

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies, Flies, Beetles

Use:  Garden or Naturalizing

Light:  Part to Full Shade

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 8   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Medium

Flower Time:  June to July

Flower Color:  White

Height:  4'-6'

Notes:  Actaea racemosa, commonly known as Black Bugbane or Black Cohosh, fills the air with intoxicating, lovely scent, attracting a diversity of beetles and flies not being accommodated by many of the plants in our offeringsBee.  A statuesque plant that you will not regret planting.  

Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.

Native to: most of the Northeast and South Midwest US except VT, rare in MA: 

Native status according to the Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA)


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