Sweet Joe-Pye Weed is a large woodland plant reaching around four to seven feet high with beautiful cotton candy pink-purple flowers. It brings in the butterflies and is a statement plant for the garden, but with its height, it can be a bit aggressive in smaller gardens. Plus it is a favorite nectar source for the endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis)
- Sun Exposure: shade, part shade
- Soil Conditions Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
- Height 4-7'
- Flower Color Purple/Pink
- Flower Time July, August, September
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