Sweet Joe-Pye Weed grows from a fibrous root system in meadows, open woods with full to partial sun, damp-to-dry moisture conditions.
Whorled leaves grow off purple leaf nodes from a generally unbranched stalk.
This is a native wildflower that grows well in the home garden as a backdrop specimen.
Looking like a smoky purple haze from a distance, it flat topped flower arrays are composed of innumerable smaller flowers.
Flower Color: Pink or Purple
Height: 3 to 6 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Hydrology: Mesic to Wet Soils
Bloom Time: August to September
Plant Type: Perennial
Stratification: CM 45 Days
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies