Eupatorium 'Phantom' PP18,354

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Joe Pye Weed

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Dark green leaves appear in whorls on sturdy stems. Foliage ages to a dark, chocolate-brown with sprays of wine-red flowers from mid-summer to early fall.

Height

24-48 Inches

Spread

12-24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

'Phantom' is a dwarf variety of Joe Pye Weed that grows to only 2-4' tall. From Herbert Oudshoorn, who crossed Eupatoreum m. 'Atropureum' and E. rugosum.

Bloom Time

July-September

When to Divide

spring, every 2-4 years

Good Companions

Silver Mound (Artemisia schmidtiana), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Bitter Switchgrass (Panicum amarum), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone hupehensis), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Three-lobed Coneflower (Rudbeckia triloba), Helen's Flower (Helenium )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Yellow/Copper/Bronze
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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