Form Lifecycle Hardiness zone*
Black Bugbane, Bugbane, Black Snakeroot, Fairy Candles
Organically-rich, consistently moist
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Rocky woods, rich woods and woodland openings
Wisconsin to Massachusetts to Georgia
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
Rust and leaf spot (but not serious)
Joe pye weed,Woodland sunflower
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
Fragrant flowers. Avoid windy sites. Plant is slow to establish. Enjoys some morning light.
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