Actaea japonica 'Silver Dance' is has wands of creamy-white bottle brush flowers and silver foliage maturing to green.
Actaea japonica is a more uncommon species of bugbane (formerly Cimicifuga). The plants have heuchera- or maple-like leaves rather than compound leaves in attractive mounds with airy, bottle brush-like wands of white flowers from pink buds that reach 30 inches tall on dark stems from midsummer through to late fall. 'Silver Dance' is a special form with leaves with rounded lobes that emerge silver with green veins maturing to light green. Attracts bees and is heat tolerant and deer resistant.
Common Name: Bugbane
Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Stem Colour: Black
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Mountain meadows and alpine regions. Forest margins, scrub, grassy slopes and open lands at elevations of 300-3200m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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