A picture of a Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance'

Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance'

Eupatorium fortunei 'Pink Elegance'

Also known as

Variegated Joe-Pye Weed 'Pink Elegance', Thorough-Weed 'Pink Elegance', Ague Weed 'Pink Elegance'

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7-H4

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

90cm

80cm

Min

60cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance' Overview

Eupatorium fortunei 'Pink Elegance', otherwise known as Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance' is a lovely back of the border plant that produces well behaved bushy clumps of tall stems with variegated cream and green foliage. The purple-pink late summer flowers are a valuable nectar source for bees and butterflies making this a great addition to a mixed border that receives full sun for all or part of the day.

Common problems with Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance'

Generally pest and disease-free. This plant can suffer from rust (Coleosporium eupatorii) - currently not present in the UK.

    How to harvest Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance'

    Seed

    Propagate from seed in autumn.

    Division

    Lift and divide clumps every 3 to 4 years. This can be done in spring or autumn.

    Special features of Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance'

    Attractive flowers

    Attracts useful insects

    Other uses of Hemp Agrimony 'Pink Elegance'

    These ornamental perennial suits being used as an architectural plant in informal and cottage style garden designs, as well as in groups through Prairie plantings.