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Eupatorium capillifolium

 
Eupatorium capillifolium
dog fennel
Common name dog fennel
Family asteraceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-9)
Flowers white (summer-fall)
Size 3-6'
Light sun-part shade

Wildflower of the eastern United States, growing narrowly upright from a single sturdy stem, with thread-like leaves providing a soft texture. Equally threadlike flowers supposedly arrive in late summer, although we didn't see any till autumn on our first-year volunteer. Prefers part shade in hot climates, but our plant doesn't seem too bothered by the Texas heat even in its nearly full-sun location. It proceeded to get blown over when a corner of hurricane Nicholas swept across our area, but stayed alive and bloomed by mid-October.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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