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.
Perennial zone 4-8
Germination: 30-90 days, irregularly over this time
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on surface and lightly cover
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 55-60 degree soil temperature. Transplant into the garden after the last frost. Water seedlings regularly until established.
Outside Sowing: Autumn
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 without that.
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 a dry type of soil. Cut back in the fall.