This eastern U.S. woodland plant has clusters of small, fluffy white flowers topping stiff 3- to 5-foot-tall stems midsummer to frost.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsPure white flowers on strong stems.
CareGrow in a naturalized setting in moist, alkaline soil and full sun or partial shade. It is generally a maintenance free species.
PropagationSow seed in a cold frame in spring; divide hardy species and take softwood cuttings of tender species in spring.
ProblemsRust, powdery mildew, white smut, Cercospora and Septoria leaf spot, Southern blight, snail, slugs; whiteflies and spider mites under glass.
- Genus : Eupatorium
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Uses : Ground Covers
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Self Seeds
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : White