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EUPATORIUM ligustrinum

Commonly known as Ague weed, Incense bush, Thorough-wort

(syn. Micranthum) - filmy white flowers, aromatic and hugely attractive to late season butterflies
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  • Evergreen - elliptic to lance-shaped, toothed, long-pointed, light-green leaves to 10cm (4in).
  • White
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - densely-branched domed shrub. Flowers in clustered terminal corymbs to 20cm (8in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - syn. Ageratina ligustrina. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs and aphids outdoors. Whiteflies and red spider mites in greenhouse.
  • Place of origin - Mexico to Costa Rica
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Eupatorium - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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