Coastal Plain Joe-Pye Weed, Eastern Joe Pye Weed
Eutrochium dubium 'Little Joe'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eutrochium (yoo-TRO-kee-um) (Info)
Species: dubium (DOO-bee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Little Joe
Additional cultivar information:(PP16122)
Hybridized by Palmer
Registered or introduced: 2003
Synonym:Eupatorium dubium

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Purple

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Washington, Illinois

Hebron, Kentucky

Lincoln, Nebraska

Asheville, North Carolina

Cincinnati, Ohio

Woodward, Oklahoma

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Newport News, Virginia

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
0
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Late to emerge in spring. Blooms July-September in my garden. PP #16122

Positive

On Nov 17, 2006, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Love it!

The Eastern Cottontails chewed it down , but then it grew back up (sprinkled some cayenne pepper on it to keep them away) and looks beautiful and smells wonderful!

First year growing it.