Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Mistflower - Eupatorium coelestinum



Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range
Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website  to view the natural range of Mist Flower.
Mistflower - Eupatorium coelestinum
Mistflower - Eupatorium coelestinum
Wildlife Significance
Attracts - Bees, Butterflies and skippers

Birds: Bluebirds, Orioles, Warblers and Red-wing Blackbirds enjoying snacking on the insects that visit the Mistflower
 
Deer - Are not fond of Eupatorium species

For detailed information visit Illinois Wildflower website

Seed Provenance - Nodding Onion Gardens - 2013 - present. Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN - 2011. NOG 2012 - Present

Cultivation Information
Pronounced - you-pat-or-ee-um
Height - 2ft
Spreads - 2 to 3 ft
Flower Color - Blue
Blooms - September to October ( not sure why it is blooming now - July 5, 2013
Sun - Sun to part sun
Hardy Zone - 4 to 9
Soil - Moist

Family - Asteraceae

Cultivation - Thinning frequently to keep plants healthy, spreads easily