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Koanophyllon villosum, Eupatorium villosum, Jack-Ma-Da, Bitter Sage, Thoroughwort

Koanophyllon villosum, Eupatorium villosum

Jack-Ma-Da, Bitter Sage, Thoroughwort
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Caribbean
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
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Native to the Caribbean and grown in USDA Zone 9-11, Koanophyllon villosum, commonly known as Jack-Ma-Da, is an ethnomedical plant that is used in the Caribbean region. It is a large shrub, typically 5-10 ft in height, and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. The shrub's leaves are a bright green hue and its white, off-white flowers bloom in the summer.

Growing Koanophyllon villosum is relatively easy and it prefers full sun exposure with moderate water. It can also thrive in semi-shade making it a good choice for shady gardens.

In colder regions, Koanophyllon villosum can be grown in a pot in a sheltered spot, such as near a wall or fence. When choosing a pot for the shrub, make sure that the pot and the soil are well-drained. To ensure the shrub thrives, use high quality compost to nourish the soil, making sure not to over water as it can cause root rot.

Koanophyllon villosum is a beautiful addition to any garden. Its hardy nature makes it a great choice for novice gardeners or for those with little time to devote to gardening.


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Koanophyllon villosum, Eupatorium villosum, Jack-Ma-Da, Bitter Sage, Thoroughwort
Koanophyllon villosum, Eupatorium villosum, Jack-Ma-Da, Bitter Sage, Thoroughwort


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