• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Joe Pye Weed

Botanical Name
Eupatorium purpureum subsp. maculatum
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
5 to 7 feet
Width
3 to 4 feet
Flowers
Late summer to fall: purple, mauve
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist to wet, organic
Planting & Care
  • Provide adequate moisture, not letting soil dry out
  • Divide every 3 years
  • Cold treatment improves seed germination
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Atropurpureum - purple spotted stems
  • Gateway - red stems, mauve-pink flowers, 5-6'

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


May 18 & 19, 2019
Party for the Planet
Milwaukee County Zoo

May 19, 2019
Ebert's Greenhouse Village
Ixonia, WI

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Melinda's Container Gardening DVD set!

ENTER NOW