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Eutrochium dubium

Description

 A perennial in the Asteraceae family native to the eastern coastal plains and wetlands of North America. Grows best in moist, fertile, humusy to sandy or gravelly soils in full sun to part shade.  

Seasons of Interest:

    Bloom: Summer, July-September

Wildlife Value:  Butterflies are attracted to the flowers and songbirds eat the seeds.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  No serious insect or disease problems. Good resistance to powdery mildew.  Soils must not be allowed to dry out or the leaves will scorch.  This plant will not tolerate full shade locations.

This plant is also known as: Eupatoriadelphus dubius


Compare this plant to: Eutrochium fistulosumVernonia noveboracensis

 

 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#butterflies#birds#pollinators#water garden#rain garden#wildlife plant#nectar plant#cottage garden#wetlands#meadow#wet sites#border#ponds
Cultivars:
Tags:
#butterflies#birds#pollinators#water garden#rain garden#wildlife plant#nectar plant#cottage garden#wetlands#meadow#wet sites#border#ponds
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Eutrochium
    Species:
    dubium
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Rain Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil