Baneberry 'Prichard's Giant' Actaea simplex 'Prichard's Giant'

baneberry 'Prichard's Giant'


'Prichard's Giant' is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial up to 2.1m high with large mounds of 3-ternate, serrated green leaves and long, slender, branching stems topped by bottlebrush-like racemes 30cm or more long of scented white flowers in early autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      baneberry 'Prichard's Giant'

    • Common names

      Cimicifuga simplex var. simplex 'Prichard's Giant', Cimicifuga simplex var. ramosa

  • skullToxicity

    Harmful if eaten, and may irritate skin. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Spread

      1-1.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in early spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest-free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease-free