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Mistflower can be found along creek banks and natural meadows. Spreads by rhizomes, good soil stabilizer.

Mistflower can be found along creek banks and natural meadows. Spreads by rhizomes, good soil stabilizer. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Eupatorium coelestinum

Mistflower

Great in a natural meadow, along creek banks, as well as borders Eupatorium coelestinum has downy blue flowers atop reddish stems.

The plant spreads via rhizomes and forms small colonies. Attracts butterflies and other pollinators. 

Does best in full sun to part shade in moist to dry soils. 


Height:

1-3 ft

Spread:

2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Blue

Eupatorium coelestinum Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Attributes

  • Cut Flower

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=coco13