Actea pachypoda 'Silver Leaf'

Silver Leaf Doll's Eyes (Silver Leaf Baneberry)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Also called White Baneberry, Doll's Eyes were named for the distinctive dark "pupil" mark on the ends of their white berries. Persisting for four to six weeks in late summer to early fall, the berries extend from the stem on thick, reddish stalks.


More About Actea pachypoda 'Silver Leaf'

  • great woodland plant
  • silver-leaf form

There are historical accounts of use in medicinal teas, Baneberry plants are poisonous; all parts may cause gastrointestinal inflammation or skin blisters.


Height:

2-2 ft

Spread:

2-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Actea pachypoda 'Silver Leaf' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Edging
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Mass Plant
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Specimen
  • Native to Northeast
  • Border
  • Good for Naturalizing

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • White

Habit

  • Upright
  • Clumping