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Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe' (Joe Pye Weed)

Dome-like mauve-pink flowers blooms on multiple purple-spotted stems and deep green, ovate, coarsely toothed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 16122

Vivid daisy-like flowers sporting rosy purple petals that surround a red-orange cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Clusters of pinkish white flowers with prominent stamens grow on deep green foliage that turns to an attractive purple tint in the fall creates a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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(Mariachi™ Series) Bright butter-yellow flowers with gold centres bloom on upright densely branched stems above a compact mound of deep green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Blooms are a deep pink-mauve mopheads that are held up on sturdy stems that don’t flop. Blooms appear in early summer and continues to rebloom to frost. Dwarf mounded habit. 3-4′ tall x 3′ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade.

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Medium green leaves are marked with splashes of creamy white, yellow and a touch of pink. In the centre of each leaf there is a chocolate-red chevron. Small dark red flowers on long slender stems in summer. 2-3′ tall x 2′ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade.

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Foliage is of interest early in the season and then it produces green broccoli-like buds mid-summer, which open into large mauve-pink flower heads. As they mature they turn into rusty-red blooms. 18-23″ tall x 18-23″ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade.

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A midsized choice of Joe-Pye weed, with magenta pink umbrella-like flower heads that sit atop deep green foliage and form a bushy, upright mass. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Strong, upright perennial grows tall with flower heads of frothy plumes of pink or mauve blooms with bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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