Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
Tolerates wet sites
Container
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Prefers well-drained soil
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Eupatorium 'Phantom'

Joe Pye Weed

These plants have beautiful purple to lavender blooms with dark green foliage that bloom late summer to early fall. Once the temperatures begin to cool the blooms become darker. This beautiful plant attracts butterflies and other insects and is commonly used in small gardens and containers.

Height:

1-3 Feet

Spacing:

1 to 3ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Bloom Color:

purple/lavender

Eupatorium (yew-pah-toh'-ri-um)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Joe Pye Weed

Clusters of fuzzy flowers in shades of pink or white attract butterflies to the garden. Ideal for moist soils but performs well in average garden conditions. Late to break winter dormancy.

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