Eupatorium cannabinum

Hemp Agrimony

This plant attracts the following butterflies:

Comma, Painted Lady, Peacock, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell

Memorable images of 2003:

thumbnail link At the Cotswold Water Park. July 13.

thumbnail link Small Tortoiseshell & Painted Lady. At Stourhead. August 12.

thumbnail link Peacock. At Stourhead. August 12.

thumbnail link Small Tortoiseshell. September 14.


I bought a couple of potted plants from a nursery at the end of August 2003 and whilst still in the pot, one was visited by a Small Tortoiseshell.

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Plant Type: perennial

Flowers from July to September

Height: 1.2

Likes moist ground

This page last updated December 9, 2005