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Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'
Common Name: Snakeroot Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'
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Numerous creamy white flowers sparkle against the dark maroon to bronze foliage in late summer. This is an excellent accent plant to combine with pale green, gold foliage or silver foliage. Or use it as a foil for pale lavender or pink flowers like penstemons. Plant in part sun/part shade for best leaf colouration.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Rich, rocky woods, base of wooded bluffs, rock outcrops, thickets.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-5'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Shade Part Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourBurgundy 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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