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Commonly known as Ague weed, Thorough-wort

Genus of 40-45 species of annuals, herbaceous perennials, subshrubs and evergreen shrubs. They are found in temperate and subtropical regions in Europe, Asia and North America in many habitats ranging from woodland and thickets to pastureland and marshes.

All are nectar-rich and very attractive to insects.

The UK native, Hemp agrimony, E. cannabinum was once used as a cure for jaundice and to cleanse the kidney and bladder.

The leaves resemble those of hemp.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - annuals, perennials, sub shrubs and evergreen shrubs
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - excellent for bees and butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs and aphids outdoors. Whiteflies and red spider mites in greenhouse.
  • Place of origin - Europe, Africa, Asia, North to South America.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -

Buy Varieties of EUPATORIUM

EUPATORIUM ligustrinum

EUPATORIUM ligustrinum  >

Commonly known as: Ague weed, Incense bush, Thorough-wort.
(syn. Micranthum) - filmy white flowers, aromatic and hugely attractive to late season butterflies
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

EUPATORIUM maculatum 'Atropurpureum'

EUPATORIUM maculatum 'Atropurpureum'  >

Commonly known as: Ague weed, Joe Pye weed, Thorough-wort.
Upright clump-forming herbaceous plant with purple flowers which butterflies love
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

EUPATORIUM rugosum 'Chocolate'

EUPATORIUM rugosum 'Chocolate'  >

Commonly known as: Ague weed, Mist flower, Thorough-wort, White snakeroot.
Fluffy white flower heads, with attractive purple stems and chocolate brown leaves
£12.50 each

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