Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


 Eupatorium coelestinum - Mistflower 

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Eupatorium coelestinum

Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website  to view the natural range of Mist Flower.
Mistflower - Eupatorium coelestinum
Mistflower - Eupatorium coelestinum

Wildlife Significance 

Eupatorium coelestinum

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 Eupatorium coelestinum - Mistflower - Nodding Onion Gardens - 2013 - present. Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN - 2011 and 2012

Mist Flower
Nodding Onion Garden's Mist Flower

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


bee on  Eupatorium coelestinum
Bees love Eupatorium coelestinum!