'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.

 

Size

Ultimate height

1.0–1.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

2–5 years

Ultimate spread

0.1–0.5 metres

 

Growing conditions

Clay

Loam

Moisture: Moist but well–drained, Poorly–drained

pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

 

Position

  • Partial shade

Aspect

East–facing or North–facing or West–facing

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Hardiness 

 

  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

 

 

Actaea 'Pink Spike'

£11.40Price