Cimicifuga simplex


This plant attracts the following butterflies:

Peacock, Red Admiral, Small Copper


Small Copper on Bugbane Small Copper on Bugbane.

Peacock on Bugbane Peacock on Bugbane.

Red Admiral on Bugbane Red Admiral on Bugbane.


These photographs were taken at Cotehele (National Trust) in Cornwall at the end of October.

I bought a couple of Cimicifuga plants myself but mine have not survived.

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Plant Type: perennial

Flowers in Autumn

Height: 1.5m
Spread: 60cm

Needs staking
Prefers light shade not full sun

This page last updated April 18, 2004