Eupatorium maculatum (White Snakeroot)
Eupatorium m. 'Gateway'

Staff Favorite:

Janet Starkson

"Gateway is an excellent back drop for late season interest or as a focal point, adding height and color with its purple stems and large flower heads. A favorite for butterflies and bees."

— Janet Starkson

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Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

White Snakeroot

Plant Type: Perennials

Large clumping perennial with coarsely toothed foliage, attractive purple stems terminate in huge clusters of lavender-red flowers, flowers are long-lasting.

  • Huge clusters of lavender-red flowers
  • Blooms in summer
  • Coarsely toothed foliage
Item # Pack Size  
4519750 25 #1 Div.
*Ships 02/17 - 07/06
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48-60 in


12-24 in




Common Name: White Snakeroot

Large perennials for the back of the border, preferring moist, well-drained soil. Plants flower late summer into fall and attract bees and butterflies.

Characteristics & Attributes


Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil
Moist Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant


Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer