- Common Name(s):
- Coastal plain Joe-Pye weed, Coastal plain joe pye weed, Coastal plain joepyeweed , Joe pye thoroughwort
- Native Plants, Perennials, Wildflowers
A perennial in the Asteraceae family native to the eastern coastal plains and wetlands of North America. Grows best in moist, fertile, humusy to sandy or gravelly soils in full sun to part shade.
Seasons of Interest:
Bloom: Summer, July-September
Wildlife Value: Butterflies are attracted to the flowers and songbirds eat the seeds.
Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. Good resistance to powdery mildew. Soils must not be allowed to dry out or the leaves will scorch. This plant will not tolerate full shade locations.
This plant is also known as: Eupatoriadelphus dubius
- Blooms late summer, early fall
- 3-5 ft.
- Flower Color:
- Ranges from light pink to dark purple
- Atractive purple-spotted stems with 6" oval, toothed, three-veined leaves purple-spotted stems clad whorled with 6' long ovate, coarsely-toothed, three-veined leaves.
- Small disk flowers (rays absent) pale pink to dark purple bloom in large, dome-shaped clusters in the summer.
- Tolerates a range but prefers moist soil and full sun.
- Full sun to partial shade
- Wet, sandy
- eastern North America
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2851