- Mature size: 3-6' tall
- Light: Part to full shade
- Soil: Medium
- Bloom: White, May or June, 2-3 weeks
- Landscape: Shade garden or border; good in front of a dark background.
- Deer: No
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Black Bugbane/Black Cohosh
Pollinator value: Very High
Spring Azure larval host; attracts hummingbirds; bees and other pollinators.
Striking and tall spikes of white blooms in spring. Foliage is deep green.