Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium)

Name Joe Pye Weed
Botanical Name Eupatorium

Produces violet-rose flowers in July through October which look terrific in woody areas or full woodlands, wet meadows, along streams and in thickets. Requires constant moist soil. Varieties grow from 2-5 feet tall. The flowers have a vanilla scent and they are like magnets for butterflies! Picture from Walters Gardens Inc.

Location: Sun, Partial Sun
Size: 2'-5' ft tall
Flower Color: Violet, Rose
Bloom Time: July, August, September, October
Special Needs: constant moist soil.
Soil Conditions: Medium, Moist
Trim/Prune: Trim to the ground in late fall after several frosts.
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
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