Ivory Towers Joe Pye Weed

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White blooming version of Joe Pye, also known as Queen of the meadow, first introduced in 2010. Flowers are much fluffier and cloud-like than the native type.  Flowers the first season and blooms toward the late summer each year after. Pollinators adored this tall and proud plant.


100 seeds 



Eutrochium fistulosum

Perennial, zones 4-8

Germination: 30-90 days, irregularly over this time, cold treating 3-4 weeks aids germination

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and lightly cover

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 55-60ºF soil temperature. Transplant into garden after the last frost, 36-48" apart. 

Outside Sowing: Fall or sow into trays/pots in the winter and place outside until germination in the spring.  

Growth Habit: Upright and columnar

Height and Width: 4-6 feet x 3-4 feet

Spacing: 3-4 feet apart

Light Needs:  Full sun to part sun

Soil Needs:  Average to rich, clay, likes wet, moist space but will grow in average soil

Approximate days to flower from seed: If sown early it blooms the first season. Mid to late summer every year after.

Uses: Native landscaping, backdrop in flower beds, wildflower and cottage gardens, attracts butterflies and beneficials

Care: Easy, mulch plants if grown in dry soil. Cut back in the fall.