Doll’s Eyes, White Banebeny
White baneberry (Actaea pachypoda) is a popular novelty plant to grow, due to its striking visual interest. In addition to its clusters of tiny white flowers, the plant produces white berries that have nearly black (actually deep purple) “pupils” that give the berries the appearance of traditional china doll’s eyes. These unique berries are supported on...
Botanical Name: Actaea pachypoda
Nom Français: Actée à gros pédicelles

The Basics

Bloom colour: White
Blooms: Spring - Zone 5
Sun or Shade: Partial Sun | Shade
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 2 feet (70 cm)
Eastern North America
It grows well in hardiness zones: 3 to 8


Mixed woods, clearings
Water requirement:





Native to Canada

Styling and Use


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