“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Eupatorium purpureum

Joe Pye Weed

Garden(s):

Oval

Type:

Perennial

Height:

210-300 cm (7-10 ft)

Spread:

90-120 cm (36-48 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

August, September

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Purple

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Clay

Notes:

Large umbrella shaped flower sprays. Very tall clumping plant with coarse green foliage. Prefers moist soil. Late to come up in the spring (June)