EUPATORIUM

Commonly known as Ague weed, Thoroughwort

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.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height

Buy Varieties of EUPATORIUM

EUPATORIUM fortunei 'Pink Elegance'

EUPATORIUM fortunei 'Pink Elegance'

Ague weed, Thoroughwort

variegated leaves and large pink flowers

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
EUPATORIUM ligustrinum

EUPATORIUM ligustrinum

Ague weed, Incense bush, Thoroughwort

(syn. Micranthum) - filmy white flowers, aromatic and hugely attractive to late season butterflies

 
individually £14.50 each , 3+ £13.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
EUPATORIUM maculatum 'Atropurpureum'

EUPATORIUM maculatum 'Atropurpureum'

Ague weed, Joe Pye weed, Thorough-wort

upright clump-forming herbaceous plant with purple flowers which butterflies love

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
EUPATORIUM maculatum 'Phantom'

EUPATORIUM maculatum 'Phantom'

Ague weed, Joe Pye weed, Thorough-wort

pale pink and relatively compact.

 
£13.50  , 3+ £12.00  
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Available Early Spring 2025 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
EUPATORIUM rugosum 'Chocolate'

EUPATORIUM rugosum 'Chocolate'

Ague weed, Mist flower, Thorough-wort, White snakeroot

fluffy white flower heads, with attractive purple stems and chocolate brown leaves

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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