Eupatorium purpureum

Bluestem Joe Pye Weed, Trumpet Weed, Purple Hemp Agrimony

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 purpureum, Bluestem Joe Pye Weed, Trumpet Weed, Purple Hemp Agrimony
Vanilla-scented when brushed against or curshed, its flower heads are yellowish-white to pale pink or purple, on tall, upright purplish stems. One form has white flowers. 'Atropurpureum' cultivar has rosy lilac flowers and purplish foliage.

Attributes - Eupatorium purpureum

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Summer through Late Fall

Flower Color: Pink, Purple, White, Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 6 ft. to 9 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Fragrant, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Eupatorium coelestinum, Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway', Eupatorium sordidum
 
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