Cimicifuga racemosa, Fairy Candles
A majestic Missouri and Illinois native perennial, Cimicifuga racemosa, Fairy Candes, enchants the garden with long, narrow, bottle brush racemes of fragrant white flowers. Its flowers rise high above its mound of ferny foliage on wiry stems. Plants grow to 4-6′ tall, but in ideal conditions its flowers are know to soar to 8′. It’s rich foliage creates a soothing setting in the shady garden. Makes a stunning addition to shady woodlands and naturalized areas. Easy to grow in organically rich, moist soils. Also know as Actea racemosa, Snakeroot, Bugbane and Black Cohosh.
Plant in shade to part shade locations in soil that has been amended with compost or other organic matter. Plants prefer moist soils.
IMPORTANT ONLINE ORDERING INFORMATION
Due to the overwhelming demand, Online Ordering is now closed. Please visit the nursery for your plant purchases.
IMPORTANT PREORDER INFORMATION – PREORDER IS NOW CLOSED – PREORDER PICKUP UPDATE
Thank your for placing preorders. Preorder is now closed. Some ordered plants are available now, many will be available early to mid April. If you have preordered:
1. When all your plants become available we will call you to schedule a pickup date.
2. Pickup instructions: as soon as you arrive on your scheduled pickup date call 314-707-2492. We will bring it to your car, or you may come in the nursery for pickup.
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