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Dog Fennel
Eupatorium capillifolium 'Elegant Feather'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eupatorium (yoo-puh-TOR-ee-um) (Info)
Species: capillifolium (kap-ill-ih-FOH-lee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Elegant Feather

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Daphne, Alabama

Hawthorne, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Sep 7, 2010, Meehlticket from Daphne, AL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Isn't this the plant that grows wild around here (8b, Mobile Bay)? It is a lovely feathery looking plant, soft to the touch.

Neutral

On Feb 16, 2008, QCHammy from San Tan Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Plant is sterile so will not become invasive like the species.