Actaea rubra

Common name: Red Baneberry

Native plant

Similar in appearance to Doll's Eyes (Actaea pachypoda), this is its shorter, redder little brother. Its foliage is a bit darker, and both foliage and flower clusters are more compact. The fruit will look like clusters of bright red grapes on the end of the stem. 

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Per unit for pint growing method $6
Flats $72

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

High Canopy Shade (Usually from oaks), Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period


Urban environment

Requires Protected Site


Floodplain, Moist Woods, Woodlands

Growth form

Low branched, Colonizing / Spreading

Growth rate


Flower color


Fall color



Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
2 Feet
Max width
2 Feet

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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