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Chocoholic Snakeroot

Actaea hybrid 'Chocoholic' PP #24,821

Pronunciation: ak-TEE-uh
SKU #44303

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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.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
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
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Purple
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.

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