Eupatorium 'Little Joe'

Plant Details

Common Name: Joe Pye Weed
Habit: Dwarf.
Zone: 4-9
Height: 35-45”
Spread: 30-40”
Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
Blooms:  Mauve Pink
Foliage: Deep Green
Features: Attracts Butterflies. Deer & Rabbit Resistant. Native.  
 
The perfect size for smaller gardens, this is the first truly compact selection of Joe-Pye Weed. It forms a bushy and substantial upright mound of coarse dark-green leaves, bearing enormous umbrella-like heads of rosy-purple flowers in late summer. 
 
A magnet to butterflies, suitable for planting in moist areas. The stature of this selection is ideal as a focal point in a large container or tub. Dried seedheads offer good winter interest, so consider leaving them until early spring. 

 

Quick Facts

Plant Care

Light: Sun to Part Sun

Soil: Well-Drained Average
Moisture: Average to Wet
Maintenance: Low
Growth Rate: Medium
 
Thrives best in moist, fertile soils in full sun to part shade. Also performs well in moist sandy to gravely soils. Soils must not be allowed to dry out. If soil should dry out, the leaves may appear scorched. Cut back in early spring and fertilize to promote bushier growth.
 

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