Eupatorium perfoliatum (Common Boneset)

Flat-topped clusters of white flowers on strong stems with emerald green feather-like foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

Small clusters of pinkish-mauve flowers bloom atop narrow lance shaped leaves make a very attractive food source for butterflies. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms mid-late summer
4-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Attracts butterflies
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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Yellow centres are surrounded by a frill of semi-double lavender blue-violet petals. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Large, bright green petals that surround a deep green cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Green, produces edible fiddleheads, bronze fall foliage, moderate growth rate, 3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide, groundcover, partial to full shade, acidic.

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Large, round clusters of bright mauve pink blooms sit on tall wine-red stems with bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-6 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Dark brown-bronze leaves emerge in the spring, giving way to green foliage and clusters of fuzzy white flowers in the cooler months. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone.

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