Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Pink Spire'

Pink Spire Bugbane (Pink Spire Snakeroot)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Midnight dark, lean lofty stems culminate in honey-scented, long pale pink spires stretching skyward above a refined, Ariel-like mass of sumptuous, chocolaty purple serrated foliage.

More About Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Pink Spire'

  • As with all Actea...they are best in very bright shade though they will tolerate full sun
  • A must have for the early fall...insect attractant

‘Pink Spire’ is a bugbane that grows to 2-4' tall and is noted for its bronze-purple foliage and late summer spikes of fragrant, pale pink flowers. The elongated, bottlebrush-like flower spikes are typically in bloom from late summer into fall atop dark upright stems rising above a clump of astilbe-like, ternately compound, deep bronze-purple leaves with serrated margins..

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2-4 ft


2-4 Feet

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Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Pink Spire' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Container
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Border

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer
  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Light Pink


  • Upright
  • Vase-like