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  • joe pye weed
  • Eventual height: 2m
  • Eventual spread: 2m

Eupatorium maculatum (Atropurpureum Group) 'Riesenschirm'

joe pye weed

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators £6.99
Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any moist soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Superb architectural perennial with huge heads of dark pink-purple flowers in late summer held above strong burgundy stems. Perfect for the back of a border, it is a magnet for butterflies, and the fluffy seedheads look good well into winter.

  • Garden care: Cut back and compost the stems after flowering. Remove unwanted seedlings as they appear.

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