Cimicifuga 'Chocoholic'


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Dark purple nearly black foliage
  • Fragrant, mauve-pink bottlebrush flowers
  • Flowers late summer into the fall
  • Adds great texture and color
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Full Shade
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Best growth occurs in a moist, shady location with rich, acidic soil. Excellent naturalized plant - requires little maintenance. May require staking. Divisions may be made in the spring.

Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft
Price Level 1: $29.99~#1
Bloom Color: Mauve, Pink
Zone: 5-9

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Great Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Fragrant
  • Naturalizing
  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Black

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained