Actaea matsumurae ‘White Pearl’

White Pearl Japanese bugbane

Outstanding Qualities

Creamy white flower panicles soar above the deep green mound of foliage bringing fragrance to the late season garden, typically late summer to early autumn. Black berries follow the flowers on the five foot stems.

Colors & Combos

Culture Notes

Plant in a lightly or openly shaded site - too much sun can scorch the foliage. The soil should be well-drained, but water to keep consistently moist.

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Quick Facts

Plant Type: perennial

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 4 ft. 0 in. (1.22 m.)

Plant Width/Spread: 3 ft. 0 in. (0.91 m.)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 9

Flower Color: white

Sun/Light Exposure: light to open shade

Water Requirements: regular watering