Eupatorium purpureum - late summer flowers with butterfly
  • Eupatorium purpureum - late summer flowers with butterfly
  • Eupatorium purpureum - established specimen flowering in late summer

Eupatorium purpureum

£9.95

(Joe Pye Weed) A native to Eastern and Northern parts of the USA, Eupatorium purpureum forms large clumps of tall stalks with flat, purple-pink, flower heads in late summer.

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A native to Eastern and Northern parts of the USA, Eupatorium purpureum forms large clumps of tall stalks with flat, purple-pink, flower heads in late summer. Very good for butterflies and other native insects, this plant is spectacular when used as a back drop in flowering borders to provide architectural height.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: August - September.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Majestic, clump forming, upright perennial.
    • Height: 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft)
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
  • Notes: An excellent, tough, late flowering plant for enticing insects, bees and butterflies into the garden.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Herbaceous - Large (Tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Flowering Season - Autumn (September - November)

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