Eupatorium purp. maculatum Gateway

Joe Pye Weed, Boneset, Eutrochium

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A new choice Joe Pye Weed flowering July to September. Robust plants carry wine-red coloration, particularly in the stems. Eupatorium Gateway has flower clusters that are deep pink. In the background, along pond or stream edges, or on the edge of woodlands; it is truly a showy plant. Road salt tolerant. This handsome statuesque stunner is tidy and strong stems keep it standing tall. Joe Pye Weed is adored by butterflies.


Type: Perennials
Height: Tall to 6'
Spacing: Plant 24" apart
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Rose
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Eupatorium General Information

Eupatorium are great perennials to add stature to the back of the border without ever needing to be staked. An excellent performer that will tolerate a moist site. Lots of late summer color attractive to butterflies. Eupatorium has recently been reclassified to Eutrochium. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Eupatorium Plant Care

Best in a consistently moist site. If height control is desired, pinch plants in early June when they are about 3' tall. This will cause additional branching to emerge from one pinched stem which creates bushier plants with just slightly smaller 5" diameter flowers. Benefits from division every 4-5 years in spring or fall. Slow to emerge in spring. Stems and seedheads are attractive in early winter.