Eupatorium fistulosum

joepyeweed, queen-of-the-meadow

Asteraceae (Compositae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 4-5 ft    Width: 2-2.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      purple,lavender
Fruit Color: fruit color      black,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Mass planting or specimen plant in moist areas. Best for informal gardens.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, lime rock


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Attracts many pollinators, especially important for native bees. Birds and other wildlife consume fruit. Larval host plant for clymene moth (Haploa clymene).
Native Habitats: Moist hammocks, flatwoods, stream banks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: