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Mountain Bitter-Tea

Gymnanthemum corymbosum

Also known as

Mountain Vernonia

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Mountain Bitter-Tea Overview

Gymnanthemum corymbosum is an attractive, fast-growing shrub, with interesting purple and white, daisy flowers in late summer and autumn, followed by fluffy seeding heads in winter. The plant has been used for many years to treat various ailments.

Special features of Mountain Bitter-Tea

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Mountain Bitter-Tea

Other uses