Eupatorium rugosum (aka Ageratina altissima) ‘Chocolate’

(Chocolate Joe Pye Weed)


$8.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

This easy-to-grow variety of Joe Pye Weed boasts mounds of dark, bronze-purple leaves and deep stems. Fragrant, pure-white flowers attract butterflies to the late summer garden.  Tolerant of wet soils.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium moisture soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, fertile, humusy soils which do not dry out. Cut plants to the ground in late winter.

Additional information

Common Name

Chocolate Joe Pye Weed

Botanical Name

Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

3 to 5'

Width

2 to 3 feet

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

midsummer to fall

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

Purple to dark green

Deer Resistant

No

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