Eupatorium rug. 'Chocolate'

Snakeroot or syn. Ageratina altissima

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Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’

  • Chocolate colored leaves contrast beautifully with white flower clusters in September-October
  • Deep purple stems and leaf petioles
  • Thrives in moist, well drained soils but tolerates dry shade
  • Toxic to people and animals

Height: 36-48 in

Zone: 4-8
Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators


  • Naturalizing
  • Mass Planting
  • Native Selection
  • Long Blooming
  • Salt Tolerant
  • RainGarden
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Erosion control
  • Summer Bloomer


  • Partial Shade


  • Clump forming
  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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