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Joe Pye Weed
Joe Pye Weed

Our Price: $7.95
ZONE: 4 - 8
SIZE: 6'H x 4'S
BLOOM: Pink, Fall

Availability: Order Now, Ships Fall


Joe Pye Weed Plants

Eupatorium ligustifolia

Joe Pye Weed, also known as Gravelroot, is definitely not a weed, but a fabulous wildflower and medicinal herb, that is native to the Eastern United States. This herb plant has very large terminal, domed rose-pink to purplish flower heads that butterflies, bees and other pollinators will go crazy for! Also known as the 'Queen of the Meadow', Joe Pye Weed got its unusual name from a Native American herbal healer that would use this beautiful plant to cure fevers, kidney problems and even typhus.

Though the whole plant can be used for medicinal purposes, Joe Pye Weed's roots have the most value. Its flowering heads have a vanilla scented quality while, when crushed, its leaves produce a smell closer to apples. This fragrant ornamental beauty grows tall, needs little care, and looks great alongside Hyssop or Lavender.

Perfect for butterfly gardeners, Joy Pye Weed plants are a magnet for helpful garden pollinators!

4 - 8

Size: 6'H x 4'S

Light: Full Sun

Bloom: Pink, Fall

Uses: Joe Pye Weed is a beautiful aromatic herb that will bring many helpful insects to your garden and look great while doing so! Actually not a weed at all but a medicinally valuable herb, Joe Pye can be used to break fevers, cure gastrointestinal issues and relieve fluid retention.

Tips: Joe Pye thrives in sunny, moist conditions so give it lots of sun! It grows very tall, so prune it back in early Summer for a shorter more bushy appearance.

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Great product! June 19, 2017
Reviewer: Gail Gaughan from Cumberland, MD United States  
I planted this plant upon arrival and it is growing beautifully!!!

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  5 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
beautiful healthy plant October 24, 2016
Reviewer: mary mikesell from arcadia, IN United States  
i can't wait to see this next year--i put in my north bed next to my milkweed--hope they are great companions!

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