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Eupatorium purpureum (Queen of the Meadow) Herb Plant

  • Eupatorium Purpureum | Queen of the Meadow | Herb Plants Online
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Queen of the Meadow (Eupatorium purpureum) Herb in 1L Pot

Queen of the meadow is native to North America where it is found in dry woods and meadows. The sturdy, hollow, purple stems are covered with whorls of 4 to 8 dark green, lance shaped, and serrated leaves it can grow up to 1.5m. It will make a handsome addition to any garden in the herbaceous border or wildlife garden as it is attractive to bees and butterflies each stem has a showy rose pink to whitish domed cluster of flowers, about 1 foot in diameter, blooming in August and September. It has many other common names such as Gravelroot, Indian gravelroot, joe-pye-weed, purple boneset, tall boneset, kidneyroot, king-of-the-meadow, marsh-milkweed, motherwort and trumpetweed. It prefers full sun but will tolerate a little shade and moist soil.

Herb Usage

Queen of the meadow has used in the United States as an alternative medicine with the roots being the strongest part. The crushed leaves have an apple scent and are dried then burned to repel flies. The dried root and flowers have been used for a diuretic tea to relieve kidney and urinary problems. It is also said to be useful for rheumatism, gallstones, and fluid retention. We offer this variety for its flower and to attract wildlife.

Buy Queen of the Meadow Online

Our potted Queen of the Meadow are generally available to buy online between March and September.

Other Details

Partial shade/Shade
Soil Type:
Moisture retentive soil
Flower colour:
Latin name:
Eupatorium Purpureum
RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Herbal medicine
Special Features:
Pollinator Friendly
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  1. Healthy plant 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th May 2020

    Plant arrived very well packed and in really good condition

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