Flowers of Joe Pye Weed
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 8
August - October
Large stately plant forming massive clumps with large heads of rosy pink flowers on purplish stalks. Good for back of the border.
Full sun in moist well drained soil
'Gateway' 5-6 feet tall
'Phantom', 2-4 feet tall, shorter, compact variety with dark foliage
Large plant. If more compact plant is wanted, prune back in early June. Attracts butterflies. Good late season bloom.