Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Sweet Joe Pye Weed, Sweet scented Joe Pye Weed

Sweet Joe Pye Weed, Sweet scented Joe Pye Weed

Eutrochium purpureum (Eupatorium purpureum)

Full sun to shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerates clay soil.  3-6 ft. height, blooms summer to fall, pink/purple flowers, will naturalize by seed.

Germination Code:  C(30), G

Native Region:  Statewide, lightly in West Tennessee

Fragrant flowers.  Tolerates drier sites and more shade than other Joe-Pye-Weeds.  Aromatic plant that gives off vanilla scent when crushed.  Easy to grow.  Attracts butterflies and bees.

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