Eupatorium sordidum

Thoroughwort, Eupatorium ianthinum, Bartlettina sordida

Blooming in late summer and early fall, this large group of perennials, herbs, and shrubs provides color when other plants have stopped flowering. Several species are cold-hardy wildflowers native to the eastern United States. These have whorled leaves and showy, small flowers in clusters. Start by seed or division. Pinch back during the growing season to encourage fuller growth and more flowers.
Eupatorium sordidum, Thoroughwort, Eupatorium ianthinum, Bartlettina sordida
The fragrant, violet-purple flowers bloom in flattened 4-inch-wide clusters. New stems are covered with dense red hairs.

Attributes - Eupatorium sordidum

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Winter through

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 3 ft. to 9 ft.

Width: 9 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zone 10

Notes: Fragrant. Susceptible to Spider Mites, Whiteflies.

Related Plants

Eupatorium coelestinum, Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway', Eupatorium purpureum
 
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