Sweet Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium purpureum

Perfect for shady butterfly gardens, Eupatorium purpureum thrives in semi-shaded woodlands, woodland edges, as well as in full sun. The large pink flowers are a favorite nectar source for Monarchs, Swallowtails and many other butterflies …

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SKU
33270-03 / 13270
Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $5.99 ea.
5-10 $4.99 ea.
11-31 $3.99 ea.
32+ $2.99 ea.
Seeds 48,000 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $12.00
1/2 Oz $18.00
Oz $30.00
Lb $450.00
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Medium
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 4' - 6'
Bloom Color Lavender, Pink
Bloom Time Aug, Sep
Spacing 18"
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Butterflies, Pollinators, Host Plant, Deer Resistant
Seeds per Oz 48000
Propagation Treatment Moist Stratification
Days to Moist Stratify 30 days
Direct Sowing Time Fall

Perfect for shady butterfly gardens, Eupatorium purpureum thrives in semi-shade and woodland edges, as well as in full sun. The large pink flowers are a favorite nectar source for Monarchs, Swallowtails and many other butterflies. The textured foliage looks good all summer long. "Sweet Joe" is an excellent, well-behaved garden plant with a shallow fibrous root that won't interfere with other garden perennials. A great contributor whether massed, naturalized or in the border garden.

Botanical Synonyms
Eutrochium purpureum