Eupatorium maculatum ‘Atropurpureum’ – “Joe Pye Weed”

Botanical Name: Eupatorium maculatum ‘Atropurpureum’

Common Name: “Joe Pye Weed”

Characteristics:

Height: 5 to 7 Feet

Spread: 2.5 to 3 Feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: Jul-Sep

Description:

Flattened clusters of small, rich-purple flowers are gathered together and held aloft by dark wine-hued stems beginning in late-summer and persisting into early-fall. These tall, moisture-loving native wildflowers provide a stately architectural presence for the back of the border where they attract an appreciative entourage of nectar-lovers: butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.

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