Actaea (ak-tee-uh), or Baneberry, is easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil and performs best in organically rich, evenly moist soil. Soil should not be allowed to dry out, but not be constantly wet. Self-seeding may occur. Long-lived, sturdy perennials with deeply cut leaves and showy clusters of small white flowers, followed by shiny red or white poisonous berries in late summer.
Attributes: Containers, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Evergreen, Ground Cover. Great in rock gardens, and is deer resistant. Planted between stepping stones, it tolerates light foot traffic.