Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

Habitat: Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: White

Attributes: Butterfly nectar plant, Pollinator friendly, Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 60-150 cm (23-59 in)


An excellent plant for attracting butterflies, for damp areas, since it needs to have moist soil to thrive. The common name is because it was used a herbal remedy in setting broken bones.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email