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Eutrochium fistulosum (Eupatorium fistulosum)

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Common Name:  Joe-Pye-Weed, Trumpet Weed

Full sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils including clay, moderately acid to slightly acid pH.  2-7 ft. height, blooms summer to fall, lilac pink flowers.

Germination Code: D. Surface sow 4 weeks at 60-68 degrees F., then 6 weeks in refrigerator, then move to 70-75 degrees F for germination.

Native Region: Statewide, lightly in West Tennessee

Statuesque plant, the largest of the Eupatoriums.  Favors low damp thickets and meadows.  Attracts butterflies and bees.

Joe-Pye-Weed, Trumpet Weed - Eutrochium fistulosum (Eupatorium fistulosum)
Photo Courtesy Katie Walberg