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Eupatorium purpureum Seeds...Seed from Joe Pye Weed

Common Names: Joe Pye Weed
Height: 48" to 72"
Spread: 12" to 24"
Flower color: Dusty Purple
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun or light shade
Zone: 4-8
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Maintenance: Water during dry periods. Cut down flower stalks in autumn.
Other info: Plants will bloom the first year from seed. If spent flowers are removed, plants will produce additional (but smaller) flowers. Stately back of the border plant.

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Eupatorium purpureum
Joe Pye Weed
** Joe Pye Weed **

#0145 Eupatorium maculatum (Joe Pye Weed):
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[10 seeds per packet]
Germination: Fairly easy germination, but long. Start seed indoors 8-10 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seeds on good seed starting mix, lightly covering seeds leaving portions of seed exposed. Moisten mix and place in sandwich baggie. Place container in refrigerator for 8-10 weeks. Remove from refrigerator and place in location at 68-70°F. Seed should begin germinating in 3-7 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Eupatorium purpureum at Dave's Garden
2) Eupatorium purpureum at Rainy Side Gardeners
3) Eupatorium purpureum at Wikipedia
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