Joe pye weed
Eupatorium maculatum Atropurpureum Group
Common Name: Joe pye weed
Cultivar: Atropurpureum Group
Category: Aquatic & Bog Garden Plants
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 2.20 m (220 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 1.00 m (100 cm)|
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
- Soil: any moist soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: July to September
Gigantic domed clusters of small purple-pink flowers are held on tall self-supporting red stems with lance-shaped bright green leaves from July to September. This majestic perennial will give height and drama to a moist border wildlife or bog garden in sun or partial shade. It needs space to spread and will self-seed freely.
- Garden care: Cut back and compost the stems after flowering. Renmove unwanted seedlings as they appear.
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