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white snakeroot (syn. Eupatorium)

Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate'

white snakeroot (syn. Eupatorium)

Availability: in stock 2 litre pot

Product description

  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: tolerates most provided there is adequate moisture
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Long-lasting, pure white flowerheads of this white snakeroot appear from July to September above attractive bronze-chocolate foliage. A lovely clump-forming perennial, it's easy to grow and manage, and the flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. A versatile plant for a mixed border, this eupatorium looks great with ornamental grasses and will help extend the season of interest.

  • Garden care: Cut back and compost the stems after flowering.

“A statuesque plant for larger spaces; happy in a large mixed border in a formal or cottage garden; thrives in a damp wild garden or by the water's edge”

Lucy Summers - Greenfingers Guides