Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe'
Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe'

Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe'

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Quick Facts
Common Name: Joe Pye Weed
Hardiness Zone: 3-7S/9W Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
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Blooms In: Jul-Sep
Height: 30-48" Spacing: 15-18"
Read our Growing Guide Ships as: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.
Deer Resistance: Yes
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Now small gardens can include a late-summer display of our native Joe Pye Weed. 'Baby Joe' bears the same ample lavender-rose flowers as its taller cousins, but on shorter stems that won't flop. A favorite of butterflies, but not of deer. PP 20,320

Eupatorium is a genus of about 40 species, most of them native to the eastern United States. They have long been grown where the garden meets the wild. Recent interest in native plants has encouraged the selection of more garden-worthy specimens and holds the promise of more to come. For more information, click on Growing Guide.




The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.


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Great plant in poor soil

Linda the lacksidaisical from Easton, MA

I planted this in poor soil in southeastern Massachusetts. I also gave it as a gift to my Dad, who has great soil in New Hampshire. See the picture to see how big "Baby Joe" can get in good soil1!

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Slow To Wake Up But Worth The Wait

dianethegardener from Plato Center, IL

This is a great plant for mid to back of gardening beds. Like Joe Pye Weed, it is slow to pop up (I'm in Zone 5 and both Joe Pye & Little Joe are just a couple inches out of the ground in late May.) Both require water, even established plants, especially in drought/hot periods. They don't mind wet feet. At about 3 feet, Little Joe rarely gets damaged in summer storms/high winds. Very colorful, looks great w/rudbeckia, taller grasses, and other late summer bloomers. Didn't give it 5 stars only because it usually requires above average watering.

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Didn't make it through the winter

MKOCH78 from St. Louis, MO

I planted two of these last fall along with 20+ other plants I ordered from WFF. All of the other plants made it through the winter and are doing wonderfully this spring. Unfortunately, neither Eupatorium plants made it through the winter. I will have to find something else to plant in their place.

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Growing guide

Growing guide

Latin Name Pronunciation: yew-puh-tor'ee-um   

Eupatorium thrives in evenly moist soil in full sun, but tolerates average garden soil and very light shade. Plants will perform best in soil amended with compost and aged manure with regular watering. Once established, though, plants are quite hardy and drought tolerant.

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