Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'

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White Snakeroot

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

This plant is valued for its dark, chocolate brown foliage. The white flowers are a great contrast to the foliage. A wonderful background for other perennials.

Height

36-48 Inches

Spread

24-36 Inches

Color

White

Interesting Notes

Illinois Nurserymen's Perennial Plant of the Year 2003

Bloom Time

September-October

When to Divide

spring, every 2-4 years

Good Companions

Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Showy Geranium (Geranium magnificum), Oriental Lily (Lilium ), Helen's Flower (Helenium autumnale), Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum), Sweet Coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa), Stonecrop (Sedum reflexum), False Sunflower (Helianthus ), Dwarf Oriental Lily (Lilium ), Daylily (Hemerocallis )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Purple
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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