Eupatorium maculatum (Atropurpureum Group) 'Purple Bush'

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Buy Eupatorium maculatum (Atropurpureum Group) 'Purple Bush' Joe pye weed: A tall, late flowering perennial


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any moist soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Tall, purple-flushed, leafy stems, which rarely need supporting, are topped with large dome-shaped clusters of small pinkish-mauve flowers from late summer to mid autumn. Wonderful for adding height at the back of the border.

  • Garden care: Cut back and compost the stems after flowering. Renmove unwanted seedlings as they appear.

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Eupetorium

5

This is a really attractive and useful plant for the back/middle of an herbaceous border. It took a lot of research to name and find this plant which I had seen in a landscaped garden. It was certainly worth the trouble. Tall and stately, needing no support, it has large flat dark pink flowers. It is striking and has been admired by friends and visitors - a talking point.

Maggie

Hampshire

Yes

Needs plenty of attention but worth it.

4

This perennial takes a while to settle in but when most flowers are finishing in late summer it comes into its own. Tall at 3-5 ft it produces flat flower heads of small fluffy purple flowers which aren't spectacular but which last for several weeks.

John.

South Yorkshire

Yes

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