Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate'
white snakeroot (syn. Eupatorium)
- Available in 4 weeks
- 2 litre pot
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.
- 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.