Baneberry 'Elstead Variety' Actaea matsumurae 'Elstead Variety'

baneberry 'Elstead Variety'


'Elstead Variety' is a clump-forming plant with brown-tinged stems and leaves, and narrow spires of small, slightly fragrant white flowers in autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      baneberry 'Elstead Variety'

    • Common names

      Cimicifuga simplex 'Elstead', Cimicifuga simplex 'Elstead Variety'

  • skullToxicity

    Toxic if ingested, contact may cause skin irritation. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowering or fruiting

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in autumn or by division in early spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free