Joe-Pye weed

Eutrochium purpureum

Joe-Pye weed

Joe-Pye weed has a weedy appearance, as its name implies. Its appeal to butterflies and other pollinators make it a good choice for native gardens. Joe-Pye weed can reach a mature height of 1 to 4 feet. These plants grow best in full sun to partial shade and medium to wet soil.