Cimicifuga ramosa

'Brunette'

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PURPLE LEAFED BUGBANE

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Syn. Actaea simplex.  Dark purple to near black foliage and stems.  Long wands of creamy white, fragrant flowers.  July – September.  Forms large clumps 4 – 5′ tall.  Sturdy stems seldom need staking.  Light to moderate shade; organically rich, moist soil.  Excellent among shrubs.  Shady borders, woodlands.  Deer resistant.  Attracts butterflies.  Zone 3.