Eutrochium maculatum Gateway | Joe Pye Weed | 10 Seeds
Here I am offering seeds from Eutrochium maculatum Gateway also known as Joe Pye Weed. Eutrochium maculatum Gateway is native to damp meadows, thickets and coastal areas in eastern North America and is commonly called Joe Pye weed. Gateway is a popular cultivar that is more compact than the subspecies, typically growing shorter to 4 or 5 feet tall and bushier with tighter and thicker inflorescences. It is an erect, clump forming perennial that features serrated dark green leaves up to 8 inches long and typically in whorls of 3 to 4 on sturdy, wine red stems. Tiny, dusky rose pink flowers in huge 12 to 18 inches in diameter bloom in mid summer to early Fall. The flowers attract butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.