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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'

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