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Actaea rubra, Red Baneberry, pollinator plant.  NEPP

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Actaea [Cimicifuga] rubra (Red Baneberry)

$ 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:  Red Baneberry 

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies, Flies, Beetles

Use:  Garden or Naturalizing

Light:  Part to Full Shade

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 7   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Medium to Wet

Flower Time:  May to June

Flower Color:  White leading to bright red berries (poisonous)

Height:  1'-2'

Notes:  Actaea rubra, commonly known as Red Baneberry, like Actaea racemosa, fills the air with intoxicating, lovely scent, attracting a diversity of beetles and flies not being accommodated by many of the plants in our offerings, much shorter than racemosa. 

Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.

Native to: most of the Northeastern, Midwest, West and Southwest US.  Native status according to the Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA)


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