Ageratina altissima, White Snakeroot

White Snakeroot lights up the dark, shady woodland edges of late summer like nothing else. It is self-sustaining and will seed itself readily, so ensure that it is planted within a community of plants and it will serve you well. Grows well with Blue Wood Aster, Virginia Wetleaf, Sweet Joe Pye Weed, Woodland Sunflower, Blue Lobelia, Long-beaked Sedge, Clematis virginiana, among others.

Blooms: white, mid August into September

Height: 2 to 4 feet

Conditions: shade to pt shade, medium to medium-dry soils

Snakeroot lights up the dark edge of the woods