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Joe-Pye-Weed, Trumpet Weed
Eutrochium fistulosum (Eupatorium fistulosum)
Full sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils including clay, moderately acid to slightly acid pH. 2-7 ft. height, blooms summer to fall, lilac pink flowers.
Germination Code: D. Surface sow 4 weeks at 60-68 degrees F., then 6 weeks in refrigerator, then move to 70-75 degrees F for germination.
Native Region: Statewide, lightly in West Tennessee
Statuesque plant, the largest of the Eupatoriums. Favors low damp thickets and meadows. Attracts butterflies and bees.