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botanical name:
Actaea pachypoda f. rubrocarpa
Actaea pachypoda f. rubrocarpa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  White Baneberry, Red Doll's eyes
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Magenta to purplish-red berried form.
Clumps of stiff, slender stems with light green irregularly divided pinnate leaves. Racemes of creamy white flowers in late spring and early summer.

Cool, moist, reasonably fertile soil in partial shade. Enrich soil with leaf-mould and ensure it does not dry out completely in hot weather.

By seed, sown in autumn, or by division of clumps in early spring.

Woodland gardens.

other notes:
Berries are very toxic.
Rarer than the normal white berried form.
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