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Spotted Joe pye is a wetland species for wetland areas, restoration, rain gardens, and landscape ornamental.

Spotted Joe pye is a wetland species for wetland areas, restoration, rain gardens, and landscape ornamental. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Eupatorium maculatum

Spotted Joe pye weed

Lightly fragrant, Eupatorium maculatum has large, light purple flower heads, with many reaching up to 8 inches across. Attracts butterflies, especially swallowtails, along with many other pollinators. 


Height:

4-6 ft

Spread:

3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Blue, Lavender

Eupatorium maculatum Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Fragrant

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=EUMA9