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Eupatorium perfoliatum

boneset

Much loved by herablists and pollinators alike, boneset is happiest in sunny, moist conditions where it blooms continuously for most of the summer. Its white umbels are a common sight in local wetlands, but it thrives in moist garden soils.

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Height: 4-6 ft
Spread: 3-4 ft
Hardiness Zone: 3-8


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Wet
Ecoregion
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Host Plant
Attracts Songbirds
Pollinator Powerhouse Plant
Attracts Butterflies
Tolerance
Compaction Tolerant
Deer/Rabbit Resistant


North American Distribution


boneset - Eupatorium perfoliatum from Native Plant Trust
boneset - Eupatorium perfoliatum from Native Plant Trust