Eutrochium purpureum subsp. maculatum ‘Gateway’
(Gateway spotted joe pye weed)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

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Height: 48 – 72 inches


Spread:  48 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
very attractive to butterflies; best for larger gardens or as a tall backdrop; tolerates more moisture than E. purpureum species (sweet joe pye weed)


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
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Dec

Plant Form

erect, mound-forming

Foliage

dark green whorled leaves on red stems

Flowers

tiny rose-pink flowers in 12- to 18-inch terminal inflorescences; July-September; seed heads persist into winter

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