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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 'Gateway'

Gateway Joe Pye

Big and beautiful, ‘Gateway’ is the best known Joe pye cultivar. This cultivar is more compact, shorter, and bushier than the straight species with thicker mauve colored flower heads on red stems. As with other Joe pyes, this one brings the butterflies in droves. 


Height:

6-7 ft

Spread:

2-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Mauve

Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green