Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ – “Joe Pye Weed”

Botanical name: Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ 
Common name: “Joe Pye Weed”

Characteristics:

Size: 3-4′ x 2-3′
Light:  Full sun/pt shade
Bloom: Jul-Sep

Description:

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.

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