To buy, sell or swap plants with other growers near you and use our full service please log in or sign up free.

Eupatorium Genus

Ague weed

Sell/swap a plant
in this genus

List here any Eupatorium plant not found in the Plant Finder

Eupatorium | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017Eupatorium | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017Eupatorium | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017Eupatorium | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Description

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.

Characteristics

Annuals or Perennials, Evergreens, Shrubs

Other common names

Thorough-wort

Origin

Sub tropical and tropical areas world-wide

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers, some also for their architectural foliage.

Cultivation

Prune shrubs lightly after flowering or in spring.

Propagation

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.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mite and white fly may be troublesome under glass. Outside, snails and slugs.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Sorry. No results found. Please adjust your search…

    To view Eupatorium plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

    Get started & find out why

    Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

    Open your garden for Thrive
    • Rhubarb
    • Watering
    • Digging
    • Sunflower
    • Potting
    • Grass

    “It’s not just gardening,
    it makes us healthier and happier”

    Production v5.2.0 (1129a0a)