White snakeroot

Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'

White snakeroot - Eupatorium rugosum  'Chocolate'

Common Name: White snakeroot
Genus: Eupatorium
Species: rugosum
Cultivar: 'Chocolate'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Bronze, BrownFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Long-lasting pure white flowerheads appear from July to September above attractive bronzy-chocolate foliage. This lovely clump-forming perennial is easy to grow and manage and the flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. A versatile plant for a mixed border where it looks great with ornamental grasses and will extend the season of interest.

  • Garden care: Cut back and compost the stems after flowering.


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