Botanical name: Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’
Common name: “Joe Pye Weed”
Size: 3-4′ x 2-3′
Light: Full sun/pt shade
Ten-inch clusters of mauve-purple flowers open in late-summer covering the tops of vigorous plants whose purple-splotched stems are clothed by whorls of dark-green, lance-shaped leaves. Blooms attract hordes of butterflies.