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botanical name:
Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate'
Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  White Snakeroot, White Sanicle
synonyms:  Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Compact, bushy perennial with branching stems of pointed leaves strongly tinted bronze-purple, becoming somewhat greener with age. Fuzzy white flowerheads in late summer to early autumn.

cultivation:
Consistently moist, reasonably fertile soil in sun or part shade.

Cut back after flowering.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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