Scientific Name : Eupatorium purpureum
Common Name : Joe-Pye Weed
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
Height : 24 - 32" (61 - 81cm)
Width : 24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Flowers earlier in the Summer than typical Joe Pye Weed varieties, and will have a bloom time extending well into late-Summer and Fall. Generally resistant to pests and foraging creatures. Very attractive to butterflies.
Idea & Tips : Eupatorium Euphoria Ruby is a compact version of the classic summer-flowering perennial. It will perform best in a sunny garden location as an accent plant or plant group. Trim back in late fall to remove old branches and encourage healthy growing in spring.
Grower Information : Compact and flowers earlier in the Summer than typical Joe-Pye Weed varieties, and will have a bloom time extending well into late-Summer and Fall. Generally resistant to pests and foraging creatures. Very attractive to pollinators and butterflies. Ideal for 2.5-qt. and 1-gal. pot sizes.
Protection Information : PPAF
Breeder : Florensis, B.V.