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Eupatorium hyssopifolium

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yoo-puh-TOR-ee-um hiss-sop-ih-FOH-lee-um
Description

Hyssop-leaved Thoroughwort is a perennial wildflower, native to the southeastern United States. The plant grows in full sun in a variety of well-drained soils, but does best in dry, sandy fields or open woods.

 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • var. calcaratum
  • var. hyssopifolium
  • var. laciniatum
var. calcaratum, var. hyssopifolium, var. laciniatum
Tags:
#white#sun#full sun#drought tolerant#perennial#white flowers#fall interest#summer flowers#dappled sunlight#wildflower garden#sandy soils tolerant#bird friendly#butterfly friendly
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • var. calcaratum
  • var. hyssopifolium
  • var. laciniatum
var. calcaratum, var. hyssopifolium, var. laciniatum
Tags:
#white#sun#full sun#drought tolerant#perennial#white flowers#fall interest#summer flowers#dappled sunlight#wildflower garden#sandy soils tolerant#bird friendly#butterfly friendly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Eupatorium
    Species:
    hyssopifolium
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts butterflies and birds
    Play Value:
    Attracts Pollinators
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    drought
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Tubular
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Plant produces white tubular flowers in a dense, flat-topped cluster.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Whorled
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Plant leaves are narrow, usually in whorls of three or four. The leaves are sometimes slightly toothed and tend to cluster in the axis. The leaf margin is often rolled inward.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Form:
    Straight
    Stem Surface:
    Hairy (pubescent)
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought