Eupatorium perfoliatum

Common name: Boneset

Native plant

Leaves of the Boneset plant are deeply veined and light green, adding great color and texture to the landscape.  The small flower clusters are abundant on each plant and have a pleasant floral smell.  This plant is versatile and can be used in a range of habitats, but it prefers wet areas with partial shade.


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Price Level: 
Perennial- Standard
Sizing Options: 
Flat of 32 (plugs)
Flat of 18 (pints)
1 Gallon

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period


Urban environment

Yards that Flood


Floodplain, Prairie Grasslands, Savannas, Wetlands

Growth form

Dence Growth Form, Colonizing / Spreading

Growth rate


Flower color


Fall color



Mature height
4 Feet
Mature width
3 Feet
Max height
6 Feet
Max width
4 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Pollinator hot spot

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