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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
Further Reading....
  • White
  • Height
    1.5-1.8m (4-5ft)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming perennial with lance-shaped to obovate, nettle-like leaves 4-12cm (1½-5in) long. Produces long-lasting flower heads in terminal corymbs 6cm (2½in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade

EUPATORIUM rugosum 'Chocolate'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate'. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, aphids.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Alkaline / Chalk loving
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5-1.8m (4-5ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  60cm (24in)
 

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