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Native Wetland Plants

Eutrochium fistulosum* fistulosum

Joe Pye Weed

More About Joe Pye Weed

Eutrochium fistulosum, Joe Pye Weed, is a 6-8' tall yet graceful plant which prefers moist areas and has a tolerance for a variety of soils. A staple in any rain or butterfly garden this plant will attract loads of beautiful butterflies and pollinators atop its large clusters of pinkish purplish flower heads. Eutrochium fistulosum works alone or as a background plant and grows particularly well in moist meadows, wetlands, ditches, and in basins.

Bloom Color

Purple

Eutrochium fistulosum* fistulosum Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Mature Height
> 4'
Spread Characteristics
Clumping
Prolific Seeder
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Pond Zonation
Flood Plain - Upland
High Marsh - Saturated Soil
Foliage Color
Green
Wildlife Benefits
Bees/Pollinators
Butterflies
Cover
Food
Nesting
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Goose Resistant
Wetland Indicator Status
FACW
FACW+
Plant Type
Bog/Marsh
Flowering Perennial
Marginal
Attributes
Container
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Erosion Control
Fibrous Roots
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Native
Naturalizing
Ornamental Flower
Rain Garden
Specimen
Storm Water Basin
USDA Hardiness Zone
5
6
7
8
9