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Eutrochium maculatum

Spotted joe pye weed

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
4-8
4-7'
3-4'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Upright, clumping
Flower
Perennial

Spotted Joe-pye Weed, Joe-pye Weed, Spotted Trumpetweed

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
August-October
Violet/ pinkish
Summer bloom
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam
Adaptable
Soil Preference
Moist, organically rich soils
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Marshes, fens, rich open swamps, wet prairies, thickets, sedge meadows
Eastern US from Maine to Georgia, west to Minnesota, Iowa, and Tennessee
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Wet soil, Flooding, Black walnut
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Wet soil, Flooding, Black walnut
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
Leaves scorch if soils dry out in summer
COMPANION PLANTS
Pink coreopsis,Black eyed susan,Arkansas blue star,Common sneezeweed,American blue vervain,Wild bergamot
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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