Ageratina jucunda

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Hoarhound, Hammock Snakeroot


Also known as Eupatorium juncundum

Plant Specifics

Size:Typically 2 to 3 ft tall.
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Phenology:Blooms predominantly in late summer-early fall.
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden.  Low borders.
Availability:Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Slightly acidic to somewhat calcareus



Attracts butterflies and bees.

Native Habitats:Pinelands, flatwoods, open hammocks, roadsides.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures