Somewhat shorter and more compact than most species of Joe Pye Weed, frothy mauve flower heads top out these bold cluster-forming plants from July-October, broad ovate leaves up to 7 inch long and 3.5 inch wide create whorls of bright green with sometimes purple veining around the stiff, purple-freckled stems. Attracts butterflies and bees, makes for an ideal rain garden plant. Both clay and sand tolerant.
3-4 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4b-8b
Native Range: ME south through GA, including the non-coastal states of PA and WV. Also present coastally in NS. Rare in ME.
*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.Review or Finalize Your Order