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Sweet Joe Pye Weed Seeds -Eupatorium purpureum - F7

Sweet Joe Pye Weed, A butterfly favorite! Eupatorium purpureum is also known as spotted Joe Pye weed. Advanced grower level, difficult to germinate. Low germination rate is standard with this cultivar.
These TINY seeds grow into large 4-7 foot, beautiful plants.
 
Sweet Joe Pye Weed is easily grown from seed, its numerous tiny, vanilla scented, pinkish/purple flowers are grouped into huge, dome-shaped umbels that act like magnets for Monarchs, Swallowtails and many other butterflies! Its textured leaves are attractive all season long. Eupatorium purpureum is an excellent plant for the garden!

Colour: Pink/Red
Blooms: Mid to Late Summer
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 3' - 6'
Soil: Sand to Clay
Water: Medium to Moist

Cold, moist stratification can help increase germination success, but isn't a must. These seeds can be fall or spring planted. Seeds can be planted about (1/8 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are (2 inches) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 1 foot apart.

 

 

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