ACTAEA SEEDS

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  1. ACTAEA ARIZONICA

    Splendid white bottlebrush flowers open on tall stems above clumps of finely-divided, ferny foliage. It thrives best in well-drained fertile soil with some moisture retention in full-part shade. Rare and beautiful and endemic to Arizona, this splendid plant lives almost exclusively in deep canyons in the middle of the Arizona desert, where it grows up to about 5300-7000 feet, where it often grows in very moist habitats, such as seeps and springs on mountain slopes. ... Learn More

    $3.51

  2. ACTAEA ELATA

    Beautiful spray like clusters of showy white flowers form conspicuous, long, bottlebrush-looking flower heads, very late in the year when most other flowers have long-gone. Found in north western USA and western coast of Canada it has many medicinal and other properties, for example it is reputed to repels insects, hence its name "Bugbane". Unlike other members of the genus Actaea most of which bear berries, the few seeds are produced in green pods, resembling those of aconitums. ... Learn More

    $3.84

  3. ACTAEA RUBRA

    Sprays of white feathery flowers give way to sprays of shining bright red berries in summer and autumn. This is a superb and very long-lived plant, which is ideal for a shady spot. ... Learn More

    $3.44

  4. ACTAEA SIMPLEX

    This clumping woodland perennial with deep green foliage up to 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide bears spikes of fragrant white flowers 1 to 2 feet long in autumn, with cultivars existing with varying leaf colours and forms. Likes rich, organic soils that stay moist, in partial to full shade. ... Learn More

    $3.44

  5. ACTAEA SPICATA

    In May and June attractive fuzzy heads of pure white flowers display on long stems before the black berries ripen in July and August.The flowers are hermaphrodite, having both male and female organs, and are pollinated by beetles and butterflies. The smell of the plant is reputed to drive away vermin, and for home-dyers a black dye is obtained from the berries when alum is used as a mordant. Oh, and the seeds contain tannin. ... Learn More

    $3.25

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