Eupatorium perfoliatum/Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum / Eupatorium perfoliatum
Abundance of white flowers in mid to late summer
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Abundance of white flowers in mid to late summer

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Scientific Name: Eupatorium perfoliatum
Common Name: Boneset
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This perennial herb was a favorite medicine of the North American Indians and probably no plant in America domestic medical practice has had a more extensive and frequent use as a medicinal plant. It is reported that its greatest power is on the stomach, liver, bowels, and uterus. Flowers appear July to September.