Joe Pye Weed, Bonset

Joe Pye Weed, Bonset Eupatorium maculatum
Joe Pye Weed, Bonset (Eupatorium maculatum)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 4 - 6 Feet
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Bloom Season: August through October
  • Size: Tall

Features of Joe Pye Weed, Bonset


Large, stately plant forming massive clumps with large heads of rosy pink flowers on purplish stalks. Good for back of the border. Attracts butterflies. Good late season bloom.


  • Full sun in moist well drained soil
  • If more compact plant is wanted, prune back in early June.