Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Joe Pye Weed, Thoroughwort

Blooming in late summer and early fall, this large group of perennials, herbs, and shrubs provides color when other plants have stopped flowering. Several species are cold-hardy wildflowers native to the eastern United States. These have whorled leaves and showy, small flowers in clusters. Start by seed or division. Pinch back during the growing season to encourage fuller growth and more flowers.
Eupatorium maculatum, Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Joe Pye Weed, Thoroughwort
It is named for the purple speckles that mottle the stems. A marshland native, it needs regular watering.

Attributes - Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Summer through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Purple, Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 4 ft. to 7 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Eupatorium coelestinum, Eupatorium purpureum, Eupatorium sordidum
 
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