Sun Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet, Medium-Wet
Soil Type: Sandy-Loam, Silt
Height: 3 - 5 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Blooms: July, August, September
Root: Fibrous, Rhizomatous
Habitat: Wet Prairies, Marshes, Swampy Thickets, Ponds. It is usually found in high quality natural areas, rather than degraded habitats with a history of disturbance.
Landscape uses: Pollinator gardens, Naturalized areas, Pond edges
Wildlife Value: The nectar of the flowers attracts honey bees, bumblebees, long-horned bees, leaf-cutting bees, bee flies, butterflies, skippers, and moths. Host Plant: The caterpillars of some moth species feed on various parts
Seed Origin: Ontario
Germination Code: C(30), D
Eutrochium maculatum - Spotted Joe Pye Weed
Joe Pye Weed is a tall plant with strong stems that support its height. These attractive stems are almost the same color as the dusty rose-colored flowers, which will bloom for many weeks in the summer. Flowers have a nice fragrance.