Plant Library

Joe Pye Weed purpureum

Common Name: Joe-Pye Weed

Botanical Name: Eupatorium purpureum

Variety: purpureum

Blossom Color: Pink

Bloom Time: Jul-Sep

Zone: 3 to 8

Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Mature Height: 4-7'

Mature Width: 2-4'

Notes: This stately wildflower adds architectural presence to long borders and meadow plantings. Pollinators flock to its large, open clusters of vanilla scented, mauve pink flowers which appear above the rugged, green foliage on tall stems. Give it plenty of space and consistent moisture for best results. Deer resistant.