Ageratina altissima ‘Chocolate’

white snakeroot (syn. Eupatorium)

2 litre pot
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A statuesque plant for larger spaces; happy in a large mixed border in a formal or cottage garden; thrives in a damp wild garden or by the water's edge

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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: tolerates most provided there is adequate moisture
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Long-lasting, pure white flowerheads appear from July to September above attractive bronzy-chocolate foliage. This lovely clump-forming perennial is easy to grow and manage and the flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. A versatile plant for a mixed border, where it looks great with ornamental grasses and will extend the season of interest.

  • Garden care: Cut back and compost the stems after flowering.

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Chinese silver grass

Statuesque and with a long season of interest

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Knautia macedonica

knautia

Crimson, pincushion-like flowers

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Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder'

burnet

Rich red bottle brush-like flowers

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Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group

bugbane (syn. Cimicifuga)

A late-flowering perennial for shade

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