Cimicifuga simplex Brunnette bare root
Cimicifuga Brunette is one of the most beautiful Cimicifuga types grown today. The plant blooms late autumn with tall racimessilvery white flowers on top of chocolat brown stemms. The foliage is purple brown and highly decorative too. Its a highly rewarded plant for the half shadow border.Likes peaty soil
Details Cimicifuga simplex Brunnette bare root
- Grows well in Wet Spots
- Decorative Foliage
- Blooms: September – October
- Flower colour: white
- Leaf colour: Purple
- Full grown: 3 Years
- Full grown height: 1. 50 – 2 m
- Plant location: partial sunny location
- Plant depth: 15 cm
- Plant spacing: 45 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Peaty Soil
How to take care of Cimicifuga simplex Brunn
Cimicifuga simplex Brunn dislikes waterlogged, heavy soils or those that are prone to drying out, avoid rich soils as they promote weak growth vulnerable to frost-damage. Cimicifuga simplex Brunn loves a well-drained soil containing organic matter and a sunny position.
Cimicifuga simplex Brunn are best grown in containers, spacious pots and/or raised borders and when they become root bound they will flower more profusely. Keep Cimicifuga simplex Brunn frost-free for winter by ensuring the crowns are covered with sand or bracken or move pots to a frost-free location until spring.
Once established feed Cimicifuga simplex Brunn in spring with an Organic Fertiliser and during the summer with a liquid fertiliser.
Let Cimicifuga simplex Brunn die back naturally; the yellowing foliage will provide nutrients for next year’s bloom. No need to cut down in the autumn, as the seed heads look attractive over winter.