Information for Eupatorium maculatum

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 1028
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: PURPLE, capitulae, in flat topped cyme
Fruit: angled cypsela, papp. (stratify 2 months, germin. 1-2 weeks)
Foliage: lance.-ell., to 25cm. long, in whorls
Height in meters: 2
Parts of Eupatorium maculatum are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Eupatorium maculatum: Eupatoriadelphus maculatus,  Eutrichium maculatum, 

Common names for Eupatorium maculatum: Eupatoire maculee,  Joe Pye Weed,  Smokeweed,  Spotted Joe Pye Weed, 

Eupatorium maculatum is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
45:   Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
56:   Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
86:   Natives of U.S.North East
96:   Canadian Natives Eastern
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
246:  Asteraceae
708:  Compositae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Eupatorium maculatum seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 12C.

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