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Eutrochium purpureum

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Eupatorium purpureum
Phonetic Spelling
yoo-TRO-kee-um pur-PUR-ee-um
Description

Purple-node Joe-Pye-Weed is a perennial in the daisy family typically found in upland forested areas.

Flowers & crushed leaves are vanilla-scented. Can tolerate somewhat drier soils than most Joe-Pye-weeds.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#native perennial#NC native#native wildflower#food source fall#food source herbage#food source nectar#food source pollen#coastal FAC#Piedmont Mountains FAC#food source hard-mast fruit#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#native perennial#NC native#native wildflower#food source fall#food source herbage#food source nectar#food source pollen#coastal FAC#Piedmont Mountains FAC#food source hard-mast fruit#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Eutrochium
    Species:
    purpureum
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    SE U.S.A. and Canada
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    Displays from August to November
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from July to October
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Songbirds