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Eupatorium purpureum

Purple Joe-Pye

Description:

Wildflower of moist woods and meadows with whorled leaves and dome-shaped clusters of pink flowers. 4 to 6 feet. Prefers damp soils. Flowers late July to October.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds
Bloom Time:Late July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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