These are generally large plants with big domes of small flower heads that are rich in nectar and pollen. Blossoms attract butterflies. Most of the species are wild plants of eastern U.S. meadows, little noted until recently but now are popular in perennial borders and naturalistic meadow plantings.Eupatorium rugosum
From the eastern U.S. Grows to 4 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide. Stems and lance-shaped leaves to 5 in. long are heavily marked with deep brownish red. Fluffy white flowers in late summer and early fall.
Native to Europe and Asia. Grows to 40–70 ft. tall and wide. The common name refers to woolly wh...
Native to Europe, North Africa. Probably best as multistemmed tree; grows moderately quickly to 7...
Deciduous shrub or tree. Native to much of North America. Upright grower to 10 ft., sometimes treelike...