Eupatorium perfoliatum / Boneset


Boneset is a flat-topped wildflower of moist meadows and lightly shaded areas. A superlative pollinator plant – providing a stage to observe a zoo of beneficial insect activity, and it is used traditionally as a support for flu symptoms.

Highly recommended for permaculture applications and for pollinator strips along farm fields.

Height: 3′ – 4′        Blooms: July, August

Siting: Average to wet soil, sun to part shade

Deer Resistance: Moderate

Provenance: NJ



BONAP 2022 Eupatorium perfoliatum Native Range Map

Larval Host Plant (moths):
Camouflaged Looper

Additional information


Quart, Deep, Quart