Little Joe Eupatorium is a dwarf version that produces frilly clusters of mauve blossoms on an attractive, mid-sized plant. Get your camera ready for butterflies because this plant will bring them in. Joe-Pye weed provide colorful, late season, nectar-filled flowers that butterflies and bees find irresistible, and the seed heads that follow provides food for the wild birds. The plants will produce their best blooms when the soil is moist; however, they are tolerate drought once established. Deer tend to avoid it.
Eupatorium Companion Plants: Aster, Echinacea, Grasses, Hydrangea, Rudbeckia, Sedum
Little Joe Eupatorium Plant Care Instructions: Plants will tolerate different types of soil if it stays moist. It can be cut back by 1/4 in early summer for a fuller flush of late summer flowers. Plants can be cut back to the ground in late winter or early spring before the new growth appears. Division can be done every 3-5 years.