white snakeroot

Ageratina altissima (white snakeroot) also know as Eupatorium rugosum (‘Chocolate’ Joe Pye weed).

Botanical Name Ageratina altissima
Common Name white snakeroot
Family Asteraceae
USDA Zone 3 to 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall
Height and Spread
3-5ft x 2-4ft
(90-150cm x 60-120cm)
Flower Color White
Attracts Wildlife Pollinators
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region; Formerly Known as Eupatorium rugosum
Location in Lurie Garden
North Dark Plate, Southwest Dark Plate, Southeast Dark Plate