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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.
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Mature Height:

48 Inches

Mature Spread:

24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

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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You are amazing! we will not order from anyone else, but you~ These days, everything cost so much more money, it makes us feel good knowing we can get our money's worth from sooner Plant Farm. You care very much for your customers, and that shows! It is so nice to be able to trust in someone you do not know. Thank you, We look forward to doing business with you in the spring. We ask Jesus to Bless your business~ Merry Christmas, Ray & Martie

Minneapolis, KS
December 2014

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