Joe Pye Plant
- Latin Name-Eutrochium Fistulosum Hardy Zone-3-9 Mature Height-5-7ft Width-2-3ft Sun Or Shade-Full Sun
Joe Pye Plant
It is able to tolerate clay and wet soils, it requires constant moisture and should never be allowed dry out otherwise the foliage would scorch in the sun. It will provide a spectacular show when it blooms if planted in mass. It does require roughly 5 feet of space in between plants. You will usually find it growing on wooded slopes, wet meadows and thickets. Joe Pye Plant, officially known as Eutrochium purpureum kidney-root, is a great addition to the gardens and courtyard as it can produce a fresh splash of colors, especially in the late-summer. Its large pinkish-purple flowers with flat or doomed-top clusters making it an excellent choice to plant in groups and offers spectacular views. It should be noted that each flower cluster generally has 5-7 florets. The plant blossoms usually from mid-summer to the early weeks of fall. There are more than 40 species of the plant, and most of them emit good fragrances, most vanilla-scented, and that makes it more dearly to plant and garden lovers. The plant also attracts birds and butterflies and gives a perfect fit to the garden.A number of qualities of the plant making its plantation easy. It is drought tolerant, and the flowers become seed heads during the winter making it persisting well in the season. Joe Pye Plant is also deer resistant and adjusts to the conditions of both clay and wet soil. It has no disease and insects problems and can be greatly utilized for ground cover. The plant also ensures privacy and can be planted at the edges of the properties. It can be propagated by seeding, stem cuttings, and by plant division. The preferred method of propagation is considered to be stem cuttings.