A native perennial that can reach a towering 8' tall, Joe Pye Weed boasts an extended bloom time from late summer into fall. As soon as they open, the nectar rich 6-14" flower clusters buzz with visiting bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, at a time when few other flowers are peaking. The fragrant blooms also make dramatic cut flowers. This low-maintenance native wildflower likes full sun and thrives in damp soil along the edge of ponds and stream banks, as well as in the back of a garden border. Give it plenty of room and it will spread to form impressive stands. Native to much of the eastern half of the US, Joe Pye Weed is adaptable to all the but the hottest and driest areas. Resistant to both rabbit and deer browsing. Other names include Eutrochium maculatum and Spotted Joe Pye Weed.
AM018634 (Plant - 3" Pot)
AM018655 (Tray of 16)
Spotted Joe Pye Weed
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
6-14" Flower heads
Late summer to fall
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Bee Friendly, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Native, Great For Mass Plantings, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Multiplies / Naturalizes, Low Maintenance, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Dried Flowers, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Important source of honey.
Spring / Summer, Fall
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