You'll often hear this being talked about by gardeners, especially at this time of year: but what is it, and why do we do it? There are various theories about…
Eupatorium genus (Ague weed). These are perennials, sub-shrubs and shrubs, many of which are evergreen. There are about 40 species which will produce large terminal flowerheads, they will bloom in shades of white, pink and purple.
Annuals or Perennials, Evergreens, Shrubs
Sub tropical and tropical areas world-wide
Grown for their flowers, some also for their architectural foliage.
Prune shrubs lightly after flowering or in spring.
You can propagate by seeds in the spring, the shrubs and sub-shrubs may also be propagated by softwood or greenwood cuttings in the summer, perennials by division in early spring or autumn.
Red spider mite and white fly may be troublesome under glass. Outside, snails and slugs.
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