Actaea hybrid 'Chocoholic' PP #24,821
|Description||The burgundy-purple foliage of this large perennial makes a striking addition to a shady garden. Long, slender, pink, fragrant flower spikes tower above the foliage in the fall as the flowers fade to white. A standout in the shaded border, woodland, or cottage garden. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Late summer to early fall|
|Mature Size||Foliage reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide; flower spikes reach 4 to 5 ft. tall.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, moisture retentive soil, situated in a sheltered location away from harsh sun exposure or drying winds. Water regularly to keep soil evenly moist, but not soggy. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.