Eupatorium purpureum | Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye weed is a tall perennial, to 6 feet or more, so its place is in the background. Large, lance-shaped leaves adorn purplish stems. Best with rich, improved soil. Long-lasting as a cut flower. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -10F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 6 feet high

Width: 4 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: purple, pink

Flower Season: summer, fall

Wildlife: bees, birds