Need Help?
The Sooner Promise of Satisfaction Share Us & Earn Sooner Rewards Save $$$ Rated Top 5 for Quality and Satisfaction Rated Top 5 for Quality and Satisfaction
 
Image Property of Sooner Plant Farm, Inc.

Image Property of Sooner Plant Farm, Inc.



Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Purple/Brilliant Purple
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Purple
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Purple
  • Copper/Bronze
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Rain Garden
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Cut Flowers
  • Rock Gardens
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Eupatorium is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Nothing to display.

No Average Avg. Customer Rating:
(0 reviews)

View/Submit Reviews  

CHOCOLATE SNAKE ROOT

Eupatorium rugosum

Buy Chocolate Snake Root online. An unusual native snakeroot selection, 'Chocolate' features shiny and deep purple stems covered with chocolate-purple foliage all summer. White flowers in terminal corymbs on 36 to 40-inch tall stems create added appeal in fall. It also is known as Joe-Pye Weed.

Mature Height:

30-36 Inches

Mature Spread:

24-30 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Joe Pie Weed

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase CHOCOLATE SNAKE ROOT Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 10546

(1.0 gallons / 3.8 liters)
(8 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$20.00

Add to Cart
   
 

Sooner Help Zone

Quote of the Day

The way to Heaven is like a latter, the way to hell is like a hill.

Customer Testimonials

Plant was so nice. Great condition, great service from you folks! Thank you!


Darla
Stillwater, OK
November 2016

Merchant Services