Joe Pye (Spotted)


Eupatorium maculatum

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Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: medium to wet
Soil: clay loam, organic
Mature Height: 7 feet

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Tall and shrubby quick growing perennial requiring little maintenance. Rose-colored flowers bloom on tall, strong stems last for several weeks in summer. Blooms attract dozens of butterfly species. Grows best in moist organic soil, but can adapt to dryer soil conditions. Avoid overhead watering to prevent powdery mildew. Deer resistant.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

How to tell the two Joe Pye species apart?

Spotted Joe Pye (Eupatorium maculatum) has dark purple spotted stems all the way up.

Sweet Joe Pye (Eupatorium purpureum) has stems that are purple only at the leaf nodes.


Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Medium, Moist

Soil Requirements

Clay Loam to Sandy Loam, Rich in Organic Matter


Bees, Birds, Butterflies

Flower Colour


Bloom Period