Eupatorium maculatum (Atropurpureum Group) 'Riesenschirm'
joe pye weed
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: any moist soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: July to September
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Superb architectural perennial with huge heads of dark pink-purple flowers in late summer held above strong burgundy stems. Perfect for the back of a border, it is a magnet for butterflies, and the fluffy seedheads look good well into winter.
- Garden care: Cut back and compost the stems after flowering. Remove unwanted seedlings as they appear.
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Q:I am looking for similar plants height and strong stems of different coloursAsked on 7/11/2014 by bobbyb from horley, surrey
I have attached a few links below:-
Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/filipendula-rubra-venusta/classid.2801/
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/veronicastrum-virginicum-fascination/classid.2000005146/
Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/veronicastrum-virginicum--f-roseum-pink-glow/classid.2000005147/
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavendelturm' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/veronicastrum-virginicum-lavendelturm/classid.2000005149/
Angelica archangelica http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/angelica-archangelica/classid.1427/
Vernonia arkansana 'Mammuth' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/vernonia-arkansana-mammuth/classid.2000011069/
Selinum wallichianum http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/selinum-wallichianum/classid.2000007833/
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/veronicastrum-virginicum-album/classid.3719/
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/veronicastrum-virginicum-fascination/classid.2000013964/
Hope this helpsAnswered on 7/16/2014 by Anonymous from crocus
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