Monday, July 27, 2015

Plant of the Week: Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye Weed
'Eutrochium purpureum'

Common Name: Joe Pye weed
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Native Range: Eastern and northern United States
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