Eupatorium coelestinum Wayside

Hardy Ageratum, a.k.a. Eutrochium

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 15" (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
All the pluses of annual Ageratum, but truly perennial. Eupatorium Wayside provides good blue color in late summer and early fall. Soft-blue, frilly flowers appear in dense flat clusters above bright green, crinkled foliage.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Eupatorium General Information:

Eupatorium are excellent performers that will tolerate a moist site. Lots of late summer color attractive to butterflies. Eupatorium has recently been reclassified as Eutrochium.

Eupatorium Plant Care:

Best in a consistently moist site. Can be cut back by one-half in early summer to produce shorter plants. Benefit from division every 4-5 years in spring or fall. Slow to emerge in spring. Stems and seedheads are attractive in early winter.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: EUWA