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  • white snakeroot (syn. Eupatorium)
  • Eventual height: 1.2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.8m

Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate'

white snakeroot (syn. Eupatorium)

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2 litre pot £12.99
2 litre pot £12.99
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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.

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