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Eupatorium fistulosum /Joe-Pye Weed

Eupatorium fistulosum  / Eupatorium fistulosum
Clusters of autumn flowers
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Clusters of autumn flowers

Mass planting growing over 6' tall

Close-up image of flower head and foliage

A flower cluster can be 10-12" in diameter

Autumn flowers

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Scientific Name: Eupatorium fistulosum
Common Name: Joe-Pye Weed
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Its flowers are a favorite of the swallowtail butterfly. It is easy to grow, easy to transplant, spreads by underground rhizomes and will grow in various types of soil. Must have full sunlight to bloom well.