Baneberry 'Pink Spike' Actaea simplex 'Pink Spike'

baneberry 'Pink Spike'


'Pink Spike' is a cultivar which, at about 1.4m in height, is a little shorter than most. It has divided, dark purple, palmate leaves and pale pink bottle-brush flowers in September. These are scented and are loved by bees and butterflies

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      baneberry 'Pink Spike'

    • Common names

      Actaea ramosa 'Pink Spike', Cimicifuga 'Pink Spike'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowering

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Wildlife Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in early spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free