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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
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Bees
Host Plant
Attracts Songbirds
Pollinator Powerhouse Plant
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Compaction Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


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