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Joe Pye Weed
Eupatorium maculatum (Eupatorium purpureum subsp maculatum) (Eupatoriadelphus maculatus)

Group of Joe Pye Weed growing in a fen
Group of Joe Pye Weed growing in a fen

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
5 - 7 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
Pink
 
Bloom Season
July - September
 

Features

Large clusters of small, mauve-pink flowers.

Culture

Full sun to light shade; moist, well drained sites. Dry sites should be avoided.

Notes

Found in wet prairies and moist woods.