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Eupatorium purpureum ssp. maculatum Gateway

Joe Pye Weed, White Snakeroot

Large clumping perennial with coarsely toothed foliage, attractive purple stems terminate in huge clusters of lavender-red flowers, flowers are long-lasting. Great for borders and mass plantings.

  • »  Huge clusters of lavender-red flower heads late summer
  • »  Native habit on edges of lakes and streams

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attributes
Long Blooming
Low Maintenance
Native
Exposure
Partial Sun
Full Sun
Habit
Mounding
Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Fall
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Eupatorium purpureum ssp. maculatum 'Gateway'

Large perennials for the back of the border, preferring moist, well-drained soil. Plants flower late summer into fall and attract bees and butterflies.