Eupatorium purpureum 'Euphoria™ Ruby'
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- Compact size--perfect for small gardens & combo pots
- Attractive to butterflies and bees
- Early blooming variety
Eupatorium purpureum 'Euphoria™ Ruby' is a more compact form of Joe Pye Weed, which is a nice choice for smaller gardens. The dome-shaped, magenta-pink flowers bloom earlier than other Joe Pye weed in mid summer and are attractive to butterflies. The purple inflorescences sit atop the tall, sturdy, reddish-purple stems. This makes a great combination with ornamental grasses and coneflowers. Native to eastern & central U.S.
Uses: Bogs, Borders, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Flower Beds, Landscapes, Naturalizing, Pond Edges, Rain Gardens, Stream Banks
Nature Attraction: Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Compact form, Native
Growth Habit: Upright
Grow in sun or partial shade, in moist soil. Cut back to ground in late winter or early spring. Avoid crowding or excess shade to help prevent powdery mildew.