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Parthenium integrifolium

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Common Name: Wild Quinine

Full sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers fertile soil but will tolerate a wide range of soils including clay.  2-4 ft. height, blooms summer to early fall, white flowers, re-seeds easily.

Germination Code: C(60)

Native Region:  Statewide except absent in Coastal Plain Province and in very NE corner of Tennessee

Good accent plant with showy flowers and aromatic leaves. Blooms for about 2 months.   Easy to grow.

Wild Quinine - Parthenium integrifolium 6
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
Wild Quinine - Parthenium integrifolium 3
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
Wild Quinine - Parthenium integrifolium 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
Wild Quinine - Parthenium integrifolium 5
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
Wild Quinine - Parthenium integrifolium 4
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/