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

2-4 ft

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

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Adapts to most soil types. Keep well-watered during hot weather. Breaks dormancy late so be patient for spring growth.

When to Divide

spring, every 2-4 years

Good Companions

Silver Mound (Artemisia schmidtiana), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone hupehensis), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Three-lobed Coneflower (Rudbeckia triloba), Goldenrod (Solidago )

Characteristics & Attributes

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