Eupatorium purpureum - Purple Joe Pye Weed


Eupatorium purpureum is an herbaceous perennial that is widely known as the Purple Joe Pye Weed. It is a tall (4-7') plant that is native to the eastern United States, producing big purple flowers in the late spring/early summer. 

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Native Range: Eastern and central North America
Zone: 4 to 9
Height: 5.00 to 7.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 4.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to September
Bloom Description: Mauve pink
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Water Plant, Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil, Wet Soil