Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe' pp16122

Joe Pye Weed

A shorter Joe Pye Weed with tall leafy purple stems that are topped in midsummer with dome-shaped lavender-red flowers, a staple in any butterfly garden, tolerant of light shade and prefers moist soils.

  •  · A magnet for pollinators and butterflies
  •  · Good for late season interest
  •  · Fragrant flowers
Recommended Substitution
Eupatorium purpureum Euphoria™ Ruby

Eupatorium purpureum 'Euphoria™ Ruby'

Joe Pye Weed

This selection will bloom earlier than other Joe-Pye Weed. An added bonus is its tidy compact growth habit. Excellent long lasting flowers that attract pollinators; prefers moist soil.

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36-48 in



Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe'
Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe'


Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant


Long Blooming
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Growth Rate in the Garden


Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer / Early Fall


Common Name: Joe Pye Weed

Large perennials for the back of the border, preferring moist, well-drained soil. Plants flower late summer into fall and attract bees and butterflies.