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Eupatorium aromaticum 'Jocius' Variegate' (*V)
lc: 'frosted creamy white' and matching flower color well.
fc: white
or: John Jocius c. 1995
source (Glasshouse Works)

Eupatorium cannabinum 'Album'
fc: white to near white

Eupatorium cannabinum 'Emerald Feather'
ht: 1.5-1.8m
fd: "very small, not relevant"
or: Gert Fortgens 1990 as seedling
in: Research Station Boskoop 1992
wholesale source (Firma C. Esveld)
source (Wind Rose Nursery)

Eupatorium cannabinum 'Flore Pleno'
ft: double, more fluffy in appearance and quite full at times

Eupatorium cannabinum 'Not Quite White' (11/01)
fc: greyish-white from blush pink buds
Alternatives (online catalog 2001)

Eupatorium cannabinum 'Spraypaint' (7/3)
lc: green, mottled and splashed yellow to 60% of surface.
in: (online catalog 2003)

Eupatorium purpureum 'Variegatum'
ns: a listed and illegitimate name from Beeches Nursery UK c. 2003. Could it be 'Spraypaint' or something similar?

Eupatorium capillifolium 'Elegant Plume' ('Elegant Feather')
ht: 1.5-1.8m
fd: "very small"
bt: September-October (Germany)
or: Gert Fortgens 1990 as seedling
in: Research Station Boskoop 1992
ns: the two names are alternate translations. We have seen the plume version used first and will go with it.
source (Bastin)

Eupatorium coelestinum
ch: 6
so: Busse Gardens 1-800-544-3192

Eupatorium coelestinum 'Album'
so: Busse Gardens 1-800-544-3192
source (Andre Viette)

Eupatorium coelestinum 'Cori'
fc: light lavender-blue
fd: larger than many species selections
rai: generally a superior clone of the species
source (Andre Viette)

Eupatorium compositifolium 'Dusty Roads' (2/5)
ht: 48 in. tall
st: red - this is not found in all seedlings
lt: blades highly incised, very fine textured, lobes filiform (thread-like), very different for this normally bold genus
fc: tan
infl: plumose
bt: fall (Sept. to Oct. in Raleigh NC)
ch: USDA 6
or: Plant Delights Nursery coll. south of Aberdeen NC USA on a dry, dusty road (coll# A6NC-002)
so, in: Plant Delights Nursery (Spring Sales Catalog 2005: 45, with color photo)

Eupatorium 'Corin' - click image
Trial Gardens, Park Seed Company, Summer 2004. A very pretty color and quality leaf.

Eupatorium 'Corin' (2/5)
ht: 24-30 in. (est.)
st: reddish-green, adding interest
fc: light lilac-pink
lc: dark green
lt: rugose, nicely textured foliage
ns: species affinity is not known nor reported

Eupatorium 'Dan's Big One'
fc: lavender - said to be similar to 'Gateway'
or: Dan Crow
id: species affinity is not determined
so: Arrowhead Alpines FAX 517-223-8750

Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe'
ht: 48 in.
ha: leaves distinctly whorled, showy
fc: dark reddish-lavender
pat: US PPAF
or: Steve Lighty, Conard-Pyle Nursery, PA USA
lu: aside from being dwarf and floriferous, it also more tolerant of light shade than E. purpureum clones.
lu: as with most plants in the genus, butterflies cannot resist it.
ns: we follow Tony Avent of Plant Delights in this species assignment

Eupatorium fistulosum 'Atropurpureum'
fc: darker or richer purple shades

Eupatorium fistulosum 'Gateway'
ht: 60-80 in.
fc: lavender or light purple
fd: inflor. over 12 in. wide on mature plants
bt: August to September
st: mottled purple and showy
ch: 3
source (Roslyn Nursery)

Eupatorium fortunei 'Variegatum'

Eupatorium greggii 'Boothill'
ht: 2 ft. tall x 2-3 ft wide.
fc: light lavender blue
tm: cultivar name is trademarked
Starr Nursery

Eupatorium hyssopifolium 'Bubba' (6/01)
ht: 1m
ha: more compact
fc: white
infl: numerous small white heads
Cotswold Garden Flowers

Eupatorium maculatum 'Album'
fc: white to near white.

Eupatorium maculatum 'Berggarten'
ns: a listed name from Cally Gardens UK c. 2002, presumed to be of German origin.

'Big Umbrella' - click image
JC Raulston Arboretum. Summer 2002. A very large and impressive clone, slightly wilted in this photo.

Eupatorium maculatum 'Big Umbrella'
ht: 36-48 in. tall
infl: very large, easily 10-12 in. wide, possibly larger as full grown plants
fc: rich lavender-pink
lsp: first seen by us at the JC Raulston Arboretum 2002.

Eupatorium maculatum 'Glutball' ('Glufball')
ht: 2m
fc: maroon pink
wholesale source (Firma C. Esveld)
Cotswold Garden Flowers

Eupatorium maculatum 'Laag'
wholesale source (Firma C. Esveld)

Eupatorium maculatum 'Purple Bush'
ht: 1.2m - smaller than species typical

Eupatorium maculatum 'Risenschirm' ('Riesinschirm')
ht: 2.5m
fc: wine red
infl: "fluffy" heads
Cotswold Garden Flowers

Eupatorium 'Massive White' (9/3)
ns: a listed name from Cally Gardens UK c. 2002

Eupatorium purpureum 'Album'
fc: white or near white
ns: it is not E. purpurpeum var. maculata 'Album', here listed under E. maculatum.

Eupatorium purpureum 'Atropurpureum'
ht: 60 in.
fc: purple
ns: it is sometimes included under E. maculatum or by the RHS as E. purpureum var. maculatum 'Atropurpureum'
source (Andre Viette)

Eupatorium purpureum 'Bartered Bride'
fc: muddled white, not a clean or clear white as 'Joe White'

Eupatorium purpureum 'Joe White' (9/3)
ht: 84 in.
fc: clean white - Tony Avent says "Unlike E. 'Bartered Bride', whose dirty white flowers look
fc: battered instead of bartered, E. 'Joe White' makes a spectacular specimen"
or: Saul Nursery, GA USA found in the mountains of north GA USA
in, so: Plant Delights Nursery (Fall 2003 Catalog: 14, with color photo)

Eupatorium purpureum 'Little Red'
ht: 4-6 ft. - shorter than many clones. Most gardens find it about 48 in.
fc: magenta red overall, a blend of pink and red shades when viewed up close
fd: inflor. to 24 in. wide
lc: dark green
st: dark red and ornamental
in; Greer Gardens 1990's

Eupatorium purpureum subsp. maculatum = E. maculatum

Eupatorium purpureum 'Red Giant'
ht: 8-10 ft.
fc: reddish-pink
st: violet-red
lc: dark green

Eupatorium rugosum 'Braunlaub'
ht: 48 in.
fc: white
lc: brownish green
so: Busse Gardens 1-800-544-3192

Eupatorium rugosum 'Brunette'
lc: tinged brown

Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'
ht: 48-60 in.
lc: deep chocolate brown - darker, stronger than 'Braunlaub'
st: purple
fc: white - as typical and contrasting well with foliage and stems
bt: September-October
ch: 4
or: Found in the wild by Hal Bruce in 1989. Announced by Dr. Richard Lighty of Mt. Cuba Center 1994.
eval: superuor to 'Braunlaub' with darker, more refined pigmentation
source (Wayside Gardens)

Eupatorium 'Snowball' (9/3)
ns: a listed name by Merriments Gardens UK c. 2002

Eupatorium variable 'Variegatum'
so: reported in the European trade but we have not seen it listed in N. America (2003)