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Sweet Joe Pye Weed
Eutrochium purpureum
Asteraceae

PinkPurple

Large domed heads (12-15" wide) of pink/lavender flowers from July through September, slightly aromatic (flowers & crushed laves vanilla scented), large leaves in whorls about the stem, salt tolerant, good Rain Garden plant, attracts butterflies & pollinators. Host plant for several moths including the Three-Lined Flower Moth (Schinia trifasciata) and the Ruby Tiger Moth (Phragmatobia fuliginosa).

Average To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
4-6' tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4b-9a
Perennial

Native Range: s ME through s ON to MN, south to the FL panhandle and LA

Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 10 weeks. Surface sow or cover seed lightly

Sweet Joe Pye Weed Seed Packet $4.00
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