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Dwarf Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium purpureum 'Baby Joe' PP #20,320

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40250
A compact Joe Pye Weed with showy, mauve-purple, dome-shaped flower heads that bloom from late summer to early fall. Provides spectacular late summer color and vertical interest to borders and naturalized areas. A wonderful addition to meadows, native gardens, and in stream margins. An herbaceous perennial.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Botanical Pronunciationyoo-puh-TOR-ee-um pur-PUR-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Companion PlantsSedge (Carex); Turtlehead (Chelone); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Iris (Iris); Bee Balm (Monarda);

Provide average to fertile, humusy, moist, well-drained soil; adapts to a range of soils, including clay and sand, acidic and alkaline. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish root system; once established, prefers moist soils, but tolerates drier soils. Remove old, faded foliage and fertilize in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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