Eupatorium maculatum

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Spotted Joe Pye Weed

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-10

A very erect, clump forming perennial with attractive seed heads. Very showy in bloom with lightly scented, mauve-pink flowers.

Height

4-6 Feet

Spread

3 Feet

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

The common name comes from the dark purple spots on the stems.

Bloom Time

july-september

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Good for damp areas.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia ), Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans), Prairie Drop Seed Grass (Sporobolus heterolepis), Tussock Sedge (Carex stricta), Gray's Sedge (Carex grayi)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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