Gateway Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

$19.00 + GST

A bold specimen that is perfect for making a statement as a border. Features large masses of rose-red blooms on tall dark red stems highlighted by a dense clump of lance-shaped and serrated dark green foliage.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 5 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Late Summer, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate


Dense clumps of lance-shaped and serrated dark green foliage


Attracts butterflies


Deer and rabbit resistant


Used as a border, waterside or in a massed planting


 Common Concerns: Leaves may scorch if allowed to dry out

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late summer


Plant in a full sun to part shade location


Requires moist soil - Do not allow to dry out

Soil Acidity:

Prefers rich, fertile soils and tolerates clay


Low maintenance


Cut back to the ground in late winter

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Named 'Joe-Pye' for an Indian healer from New England who used this plant to cure fevers. Also used to treat kidney stones and other urinary tract ailments. Stems may be used as straws!


DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot