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Plant Characteristics

Plant Type
  • Evergreen Perennial
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Fragrant Flowers
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • White
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Seasons of Interest
  • Summer
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Foliage

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Actaea is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee'

Buy Black Negligee Bugbane online. Lacy black foliage shrouds the dark stems setting off the purple-tinted, fragrant white flowers. This plant is a great foil for contrasting foliage. Use in the mid-border, as an accent plant or in containers.

Mature Height:

48 Inches

Mature Spread:

24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Ranunculaceae · Common Name: Bugbane

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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Smart Pot 1 gallon

SKU: 8316

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(32 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Smart Pot.


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Very healthy plants, expertly packed, and they arrived in excellent condition. Great service from Sooner.

August 2014

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