Eupatorium serotinum, commonly known as Late Boneset, Late-flowering Boneset, Lateflowering Thoroughwort, or White Boneset is a beautiful wildflower native to the United States. It is found in 18 states ranging from Alabama to Wisconsin and has been introduced to Ontario in Canada. This autumn-blooming perennial is a member of the Asteraceae (daisy) family.
Late Boneset has an average height of 2-4 feet and produces white flower heads that measure approximately 1 inch in diameter on slender branching stems from August to October. The flowers have numerous white ray florets surrounding yellow disc florets with straw-colored bracts. The plant has lance-shaped, sharply-toothed leaves and pointed tips. Its dried flowers can be used for tea and medicinal purposes.
Its natural habitats include moist meadows, marshes, riverbanks, damp fields, and roadsides. It is adaptable to different soil types and prefers full sun. Late Boneset is an excellent choice for naturalizing or adding texture to a wildflower garden. It can be grown from seed and easily propagated through division in the spring or fall.
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This beautiful, hardy plant is deer-resistant and drought-tolerant, making it ideal for demanding situations where other plants may not survive. Late Boneset is an excellent choice for naturalizing, meadow gardens, and wet areas where other plants may struggle to grow. Its beauty and longevity make it a stunning addition to any garden!
Once established, Late Boneset’s showy flowers will bring pollinators such as bees and butterflies into your garden for an extra burst of color and life. Its long-lasting blooms will add beauty to your wildflower garden throughout the fall season. Enjoy its delicate beauty and enjoy watching nature come alive in your garden!
Eupatorium serotinum Information
|Late Boneset, Late-flowering Boneset, Lateflowering Thoroughwort, White Boneset
|Native to USA
|AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WE, WV
|Introduced to CAN
|4 feet tall
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Eupatorium serotinum edible?
No, Eupatorium serotinum is not edible.
Is Eupatorium serotinum an invasive species of plant?
No, Eupatorium serotinum is not an invasive species of plant.