Eupatorium maculatum

Joe Pye Weed

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 Joe Pye Weed is a bushy woody perennial with whorls of coarse dark leaves on its purple-speckled stems.  The large flowerhead on top opens to hundreds of tiny sweetly fragrant purple flowers in summer and fall, attracting bees and butterflies.  Best bloom in full sun and moist, well-drained soils.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

4' - 7'

Spread: 

3' - 4’

Spacing: 

3’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8

Culture: 

Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Leaves will scorch if soils dry out.  Will tolerate light afternoon shade in southern climates.  Cut plants to the ground in late winter.  

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasPonds or Streams, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: CoreopsisPhloxEchinacea

Image: liz west, Joe Pye Weed, Eutrochium, CC BY 2.0

 

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